Mogao Caves. Cave 285. Jataka of corrupt king Prasenajit. Copy.
6th c Chinese Wei (Northern) Painting
NORTHERN WEI DYNASTY Anonymous
(386 - 534)
Pigment including lapis lazuli
Dunhuang. Mogao Caves. Gansu. China.
Dunhuang. Dunhuang Museum.
The king gouged out the eyes of 500 rebels and banished them to the wilderness. The gods took pity on them; restored their sight and made them monks.