Below are 9 images from which I will choose the five slides for the quiz:
Van Chiang, Thailand
c. 300 BC-200 BC
Unknown Torajan Carver
Padung Padung Ear Pendants
c. 19th-Early 20th Century
Hinggi (man's shawl) With Crayfish and ‘Coat of Arms' Design
Dancer From Tra Kieu
Completed in 1102
Below are the four essay questions from which I will choose the one on the quiz:
- Define symmetry and explain how the importance of symmetry in Southeast Asia can be seen in examples of art we have discussed in class.
- What is Mt. Meru? Give some examples of how the influence of Mt. Meru can be seen in the architecture of Southeast Asia.
- Define stupa and explain how the stupa form was transformed in maritime Southeast Asia, citing specific examples.
- What were the two prominent architectural components of the Buddhist temple developed in the Ayutthaya kingdom and what was the purpose of each?