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チベット密教美術展 : 天空の秘宝.
Wisdom and compassion : the sacred art of Tibet

Author: Marylin M Rhie; Robert A F Thurman; John Bigelow Taylor; Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.
Publisher: New York : Tibet House New York in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded edView all editions and formats
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A note to the reader about the Use of Tibetan terms -- Rediscovering the arms and armor of Tibet / by Donald J. LaRocca -- A history of ironworking in Tibet : centers of production, styles, and techniques / by John Clarke -- armor and weapons in the iconography of Tibetan Buddhist Deities / by Amy Heller -- The Gonkhang, Temple of the Guardian deities / by Lozang Jamspal-- Catalogue : Lamellar Armor and helmets --  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marylin M Rhie; Robert A F Thurman; John Bigelow Taylor; Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.
ISBN: 0810939851 9780810939851
OCLC Number: 33358577
Notes: This ed. was created in connection with a reconstituted exhibition at the Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany.
Maps of Asia and historic Tibet on endpapers.
Description: 488 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Responsibility: Marylin M. Rhie, Robert A.F. Thurman ; principal photography by John Bigelow Taylor.

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A note to the reader about the Use of Tibetan terms -- Rediscovering the arms and armor of Tibet / by Donald J. LaRocca -- A history of ironworking in Tibet : centers of production, styles, and techniques / by John Clarke -- armor and weapons in the iconography of Tibetan Buddhist Deities / by Amy Heller -- The Gonkhang, Temple of the Guardian deities / by Lozang Jamspal-- Catalogue : Lamellar Armor and helmets -- Helmets -- Shields -- Horse armor -- Leather armor -- Mail and other forms of armor -- Swords -- Spears, spearheads, and miscellaneous -- Archery equipment -- Firearms and accessories -- Saddles and tack, stirrups, and bridles -- Appendixes -- Excerpts from a treatise on worldly traditions types and subtypes of swords, helmets, and armor named in 'jig rten lugs kyi bstan bcos -- Tibetan-English glossary of arms and armor terms -- Radiocarbon dating results.

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