Buddha in Vajrasana and the Five Great Caityas

Buddha in Vajrasana and the Five Great Caityas
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Painting, Mineral pigments on canvas and gilding, 49.2x39.5 cm
Origin: China, Tangut State of Hsi Hsia, Khara-Khoto, Late 12th - 13th century
Personage: Buddha
Source of entry: State Russian Museum, 1933
Theme: Oriental Religion and Mythology
Exibition: Chinese Art and Culture: 2,000 BC - 20th century

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