Wenzel, Marian: ECHOES OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT. Silk Route Portraits from Gandhara. London, 2000. 160 pp. Over 60 colour plates. Bibliography. 29x25 cm. Cloth.
Catalogue of a fine private collection of stucco and terracotta Gandharan portrait sculpture, dating from the third to fifth centuries AD. Introductory sections on the religious and historical background and dating the collection. The catalogue is then divided into sections: The Buddha Image, The Bodhisattva Image, The Buddha's Life Story, The Sangha, Women and Supernatural Beings. A total of 60 pieces are well described and illustrated in colour.
Subjects: Silk Road Gandhara
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 652 in printed List 195.
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