Bingling Grottos. Cliff face with colossal Buddha;Natural cave and chapels.
8th c Chinese Wei (Northern)/ Tang Sculpture
NORTHERN WEI DYNASTY Anonymous
(386 - 534)
Living rock; earthenware
Wei (Northern)/ Tang
Bingling Si. Gansu. China.
Originally there was a wooden tower in front of the Buddha which was destroyed during the Qing Dynasty during a battle.