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Bamiyan, colossal Buddha, rock-cut, 4th-5th century AD

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Bamiyan, colossal Buddha, rock-cut, 4th-5th century AD
Author(s): Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
Keywords: Buddhism: Growth and Spread
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Description: The colossal height is probably to suggest the superhuman nature (mahapurusa aspect) of Sakyamuni. -- 175 feet high.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/196134
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3749

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