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The Art of South and Southeast Asia

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The Art of South and Southeast Asia
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Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN/ASIN: 0300088973
ISBN-13: 9780300088977
Number of pages: 156

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A great and early civilization arose on the subcontinent of South Asia that in time spread northward to the Himalayan region and eastward to Southeast Asia, a vast area including Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Myanmar. This resource introduces works of art from this area selected from the superb South and Southeast Asian and Islamic collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Included are examples of Buddhist and Hindu temple art and the later court arts of South Asia; these range from miniature painting and luxurious textiles to elegant personal possessions.

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