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Ancient Indian Art until 300 AD

Ancient Indian Art until 300 AD

Author: Erin Aldana
describe the stylistic elements of the Chaitya Hall in Karle
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This lesson will explore a few examples of ancient Indian art.

Notes on "Ancient Indian Art until 300 AD"


(0:00-0:20) Key terms

(0:21-1:20) Exterior of Karla

(1:21-1:53) Interior space, stupa and columns

(1:54-3:05) Entrance sculptures

(3:06-4:23) Gandhara Buddha

(4:24-5:15) Summary and conclusion

Image Credits

Exterior of Karla caves, Creative Commons,, Karla from outside, Creative Commons,, Karla Leni, Creative Commons, , Chaitya stupa, Creative Commons,,  Karla inside view, Creative Commons,, Elephant sculptures at Karla, Creative Commons,, Gandhara Buddha, Creative Commons,, left side of the east pediment of the Parthenon, Creative Commons,, Yaksha from Great Stupa at Sanchi, Creative Commons,,_gate_detail.jpg

Terms to Know
Chaitya Hall

A prayer hall in a Buddhist or Jain shrine.

Gandhara Style

Stucco or stone sculptures, a style of Buddhist art which showed Greek and Indian influences.