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Ghandara, Bactria and Indian Art

Gandhara was originally a province of the Persian Empire, then passed to Chandragupta, in the late 4th cent. BC. In the mid-3rd century it converted to Buddhism, and was part of Bactria from the late 3rd - 1st century BC. Gandhara developed a noted school of sculpture, consisting mainly of images of Buddha and reliefs representing scenes from Buddhist texts, but with marked Greco-Roman elements of style.
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