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Sculpture. The southern Chinese rulers, notably Liang Wu Ti (ruled 502-549),
developed the Han tradition of monumental stone sculpture, lining the "spirit way"
to the tomb with winged lions more slender and linear in style than the heavy Han
The east Greeks had long worked for their neighbours in the Persian towns of
Lycia and Caria, supplying monumental tombs of native pattern decorated with
sculpture in Greek style. At Xanthus, the capital of Lycia, a tomb like a Greek
Alinari Pisa Baptistery (1259-60) and Siena cathedral (1265- 68) pulpits, was
heavily influenced by Classical sculpture — especially by the facial types and the
methods of constructing pictorial relief compositions (Figure 146). Nevertheless ...
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