Medieval Sinhalese art.. by Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy

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Contents: India and its Art; The Mauryan Period; The Early Period; Architecture; Sculpture; The Kushan, Later Satavahna, and Ikshvaku Periods; Mathura; Amaravati; The Gupta Period; The Medieval Period in the North of India; Architecture: Cave-Temples.

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