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Greco-Buddhist art developed over a period of close to 1000 years in Central Asia, between the conquests of Alexander the Great in the 4th century BCE, and the Islamic conquests of the 7th century CE and Is characterized by the strong idealistic realism and sensuous description and of Hellenistic art and the first representations of the Buddha in human form.

Nyoirin Kannon (Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in the form of Chintamanichakra). Japan; Kamakura period (1185-1333), early 14th century.

Bodhisattva Head. China, Northern Qi Dynasty (550-577). Limestone. Height: 10.5 inches (29 cm). Asia Week New York

Standing Buddha. India, Gupta period, late 5th century.

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Afghanistan or Pakistan, Ancient Gandhara, Head of Buddha, 3rd-5th century, Stucco with traces of red pigment, 18.2 x 11.0 x 11.7 cm | The Art Institute of Chicago.

Head of Buddha [Afghanistan] (30.32.5) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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