Buddha Statues of the Bamiyan Valley

Zhang Yongkang2008

The Sand Museum

The Sand Museum
Fukube-cho, Yuyama 2083-17, Japan

The cultural landscape and archaeological remains of the Bamiyan Valley represent the artistic and religious developments, which from the 1st to the 13th centuries characterized ancient Bakhtria, integrating various cultural influences into the Gandhara school of Buddhist art.Before their destruction by the Taliban in 2003 the Eastern


  • Title: Buddha Statues of the Bamiyan Valley
  • Creator: Zhang Yongkang
  • Creator Nationality: China
  • Creator Gender: male
  • Date: 2008
  • Physical Location: Tottori City, Japan
  • Provenance: THE SAND MUSEUM
  • Type: Sand Sculpture
  • External Link: http://www.sand-museum.jp/
  • 作品解説 / Object Note (Japanese): 2001年、アフガン内戦で爆破されたバーミヤンの大仏とは、2003年に危機遺産に登録されている。破壊前の東大仏は38メートル、西大仏は55mの巨大さを誇った。ユネスコなどの主導で復興作業が続いている。
  • 作品タイトル / Object Title (Japanese): バーミヤン大仏と石窟

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