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Close-up of reliefs, east wall of Thousand Buddha cave (Qianfo dong 千佛洞), Pilu dong 毗廬洞 Anderl, Christoph


Rows of Buddha-like figures are carved in relief on the lower register of the east cliff wall in in the Thousand Buddha cave (Qianfo dong 千佛洞), Pilu cave (Pilu dong 毗盧洞), Anyue xian 安岳縣, Sichuan sheng 四川省. Whereas the east wall's reliefs are not often flanked by names of the donors, the figures are depicted very vividly with more attributes and iconographic elements than those located on the west wall. Photos [1] to [4] and [9] to [11] show an overview of the east wall reliefs. Photos [5] to [8] and [12] to [19] displays a selections of detailed reliefs. Metadata created by Huajie Fan (May 31, 2022)

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