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Autobiographical Frieze. Figure 6-11 The life and death of the Buddha, frieze from Gandhara, Pakistan, second century CE. Schist, 2’ 2 3/8” X 9’ 6 1/8”.

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1 Autobiographical Frieze

2 Figure 6-11 The life and death of the Buddha, frieze from Gandhara, Pakistan, second century CE. Schist, 2’ 2 3/8” X 9’ 6 1/8”. Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (a) birth at Lumbini, (b) enlightenment at Bodh Gaya, (c) first sermon at Sarnath, (d) death at Kushinagara.

3 Figure 11-6 Sarcophagus with philosopher, orant, and Old and New Testament scenes, ca Marble, 1’ 111/4” x 7’2”. Santa Maria Antiqua, Rome.

4 Figure 11-7 Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus, from Rome, Italy, ca Marble, 3’ 10 1/2” x 8’. Museo Storico del Tesoro della Basilica di San Pietro, Rome.

5 Draw an autobiographical frieze in the style of a Late Antiquity sarcophagus or the Buddha frieze from Gandhara. Depict 4 important events in your life. Events must be in chronological order from left to right. Each section must contain a pose and/or object of importance. Each section must contain several figures. Figures should be drawn in the Late Antique style. At least 3 out of the 4 sections should contain YOU as the central figure. Frieze must contain at least 2 Greek/Roman elements.


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