The Buddhist architecture of Gandhāra / by Kurt A. Behrendt

Author(s): Behrendt, Kurt A., 1964-
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Subjects: Buddhist architecture--Gandhara (Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Sculpture, Gandhara--Gandhara (Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Buddhist sculpture--Gandhara (Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004
Series: Handbook of oriental studies. Section two, India,Handbuch der Orientalistik. Indien v. 17 =
Handbuch der Orientalistik. Zweite Abteilung, Indien 17. Bd
LC Classification: N, NA
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Ch. 1. Overview of Greater Gandhara 12
Ch. 2. Architecture and Sculpture from Phase I 39
Ch. 3. The Development of Relic Shrines: Phases I and II 61
Ch. 4. The Phase II Sacred Area 77
Ch. 5. The Phase II Distribution and Function of Sculpture 109
Ch. 6. Phase III Architecture and Sculpture from Taxila 135
Ch. 7. Phase III and IV Architecture in the Peshawar Basin 175
Ch. 8. Phase III Sculpture in the Peshawar Basin 211
Ch. 9. Buddhist Architecture and Sculpture of Gandhara: Conclusions 234
App. A. The Four-Phase Chronological System 255
App. B. Dating Gandharan Sculpture 268
App. C. Reuse of Images and Its Bearing on the Dating of Gandharan Sculpture 288
App. D. Numeric Count of Sculpture Types from Some Peshawar Basin Sites 296
Glossary 305
Bibliography 311
Index 323
Notes: LCCN: 2003045119
ISBN: 9004135952 (hardback : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-321) and index
Physical Description: xxv, 335 p., [98] p. of plates : ill., maps (some col.) ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 52814172
ISBN/ISSN: 9004135952
0169-9377

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