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The work parallels that of the Great Stupa at Sand, with the same supple
modelling and crowded compositions. At the same time there is a nervous
agitation, a fluid, agile movement together with a decided preference for tall,
slender human ...
Far the most numerous and important, however, are the buildings — called
cetiyas — that combine the attributes of stupa and shrine. These have a history
and a line of evolution of their own, which can be traced from the Pyu stupa to the
Sculpture at Borobudur. (Left) Stupas on one of the circular terraces. The figure in
the stupa in the foreground is a Buddha. (Right) Bas-relief on the exterior wall of
one of the circular terraces. By courtesy of (right) the Indonesian Tourist Board; ...
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