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Xieshi Bodhisattva in Attendance (Northern Wei) Yungang Caves
The Yungang Grottoes, formerly the Wuzhoushan Grottoes, are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong in the province of Shanxi. They are excellent examples of rock-cut architecture and one of the three most famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China.  In 2001, the Yungang Grottoes were made a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Yungang Grottoes are considered by UNESCO to be a "masterpiece of early Chinese Buddhist cave art.
Stamp featuring Xieshi Bodhisattva in Attendance (Northern Wei)  Yungang Caves
Series: Yungang Grottoes
Theme: Sculptures
Issued Country China
Issued Year 2006
Category Buddhist Personality Buddhist Arts Theme 3: The Buddhist Pantheon as seen through Postage Stamps
Type Maximum Card
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