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Mural Art: Studies on Paintings in Asia

Contains 10 articles on mural art with photographs, drawings and maps in Central, South and Southeast Asia with diverse subjects - preservation, digital reconstruction of lost murals, regional influences, iconography, style, and translation and edition of captioned murals. Illustrates Parinirvana scenes in Bamiyan murals, the origins of the earliest Buddhist murals in Bamiyan, and digital reconstruction of the mural panels from temple no. 15 at Bezeklik, Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region of China. Describes mural conservation in Tibet 1995-2007, typology of 17th- and 18thcentury gold murals in Myanmar, Chinese traces in the heart of Wat Ratchaburana in Ayutthaya, and paintings of five kings in Mongolia.