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Until that time a sustained tradition of large-scale art had been virtually
nonexistent. The Koguryo kings started the building of temples and pagodas, and
sculpture, in the form of Buddha images, made its appearance. By the 6th century
, the ...
low skyline of Kyongju must once have been dominated by towering pagodas.
The original layout of a Unified The temple Silla temple is best preserved in the
Pulguk-sa to the of southeast of Kyongju. The temple, constructed in the Pulguk-
Buddhist bronze shrines for sarlra were sometimes placed inside stone pagodas.
The best example is from the western pagoda of the Kamun-sa site. It is a square
platform on which a miniature glass bottle containing the sarlra is placed under ...
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