Class 3 Session B.  Greco-Buddhist Art

Core Readings:

Greco-Buddhist art – Wikipedia

15 pages, thickly illustrated  This essay looks at of the Greek influence on Buddhist art in Bamyan, Bactria and throughout Central Asia, which Xuanzang would have seen in many locations, and which Aurel Stein sought after.

For Further Reading:

Indo-Greek Kingdom   A long, well illustrated discussion of one of the states established by Alexander and his successors in Central Asia.

Gandharan Sculpture from Pakistan Museums