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  Datong Grottoes

 

China

The Datong Grottoes consist of three major cave clusters in Mount Wuzhou, each of them with carvings of Buddhist sculptures. The one shown here is the Yungang section, which dates from the Northern Wei Dynasty and is made in the Gandhara style. Its construction started in 450 BC.

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