Bingling Grottos. Cliff face with colossal Buddha and natural caves.
8th c Chinese Wei (Northern)/ Tang Sculpture
NORTHERN WEI DYNASTY Anonymous
(386 - 534)
Living rock; earthenware
Wei (Northern)/ Tang
Bingling Si. Gansu. China.
The stairways were built in the 1970s. Even with them climbing to the upper chapel is a challenge.