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Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism

Gallery 2

Fragment of a Wall Painting with Avalokiteshvara
Khara Khoto, Inner Mongolia
Tangut Xia period or Yuan dynasty, 13th century
polychromy on gesso ground
8 3/8 x 8 7/8 in. (21.2 x 22.5 cm)

Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum
First Fogg Expedition to China (1923–1924)
photograph: Imaging Department © President and Fellows of Harvard College