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model-stupa : Archaeologists have uncovered what they think could be a skull bone of Buddha inside a model Buddhist shrine, located in an underground crypt in Nanjing, China.

iseo58: “Two pagodas China, c.1800-03 mount c.1817–20 Porcelain ”

The upper part of Chinese 'famille rose' porcelain; the lower of Spode porcelain. Both with gilt bronze mounts. China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, famille rose enamel colors and gilt, with additions of gilt bronze and enameled pottery.

Mankiala Stupa, Punjab, Pakistan is a Gandhara era stupa built to memorialize the place where, according to legend, Buddha sacrificed some of his body parts to feed seven hungry tiger cubs.  It was built in the reign of Kanishka (128-151 AD). Mountstuart Elphinstone, the first British emissary to Afghanistan chanced upon this stupa in 1808 AD and penned a detailed account in his memoir 'Kingdom of Caubul' (1815). According to an inscription on a stone the stupa was restored in 1891.

Mankiala Stupa, Punjab, Pakistan is a Gandhara era stupa built to memorialize…

Reliquary In The Form Of A Model Pagoda  Famen Si  This miniature copper pavilion, an important model of late Tang-dynasty pagoda style, contained yet another relic of the Buddha. Curved staircases connect its truncated lower levels to the third, upper level of the pagoda, which is populated by tiny human figures. Xi'an, China

Reliquary In The Form Of A Model Pagoda Famen Si This miniature copper pavilion, an important model of late Tang-dynasty pagoda style, contained yet another relic of the Buddha. Curved staircases connect its truncated lower levels to the third, upper level of the pagoda, which is populated by tiny human figures. Xi'an, China

Stupa (Buddhist Reliquary) (Himalayan Art) Stupa (Buddhist Reliquary) (item no. 64904) Tibet Buddhist Lineage Metal Collection of Dallas Museum of Art

Stupa (Buddhist Reliquary) (Himalayan Art) Stupa (Buddhist Reliquary) (item no. Tibet Buddhist Lineage Metal Collection of Dallas Museum of Art

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Ceramic stupa with lotus, bodhi leaf, dancer decoration, Hanoi century) Vietnam

Recording the Experience - World Treasures: Beginnings | Exhibitions - Library of Congress

PRINTED DHARNI: Buddhist charms called dharani, c. Rolled up and inserted in little pagodas, these early specimens of relief printing are from Japan.

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