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Envoy to the Western Region in the Dunhuang Grottoes

Housing more than 50,000 square meters of gorgeous murals, the Buddhist caves in Dunhuang are a rare gem in the world's history of art. ... Some murals are covered with row after row of small images of Buddha. The most important of these is the Mogao Caves which is located 25 km (16 mi) southeast of Dunhuang. There are 735 caves in Mogao, and the caves in Mogao are particularly noted for their Buddhist art  as well as the hoard of manuscripts, the Dunhuang manuscripts, found hidden in a sealed-up cave. Many of these caves were covered with murals and contain many Buddhist statues.

Stamp featuring Envoy to the Western Region  in the Dunhuang Grottoes, Tang   Dynasty (618-704 AD)

 Series: Wall paintings
Theme: Rock Art/Cave Paintings
Issued Country China
Issued Year 15.09.1992
Category World Heritage Buddhist Arts Buddhist Landscape
Type Maximum Card
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