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Answer the Following Question in 25-30 Words. Write About Gandhara School of Art. - History and Political Science

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Answer the following question in 25-30 words. 

Write about Gandhara School of art.

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The mixture of Greek and Persian art is known as the Gandhara Art. It owed its origin and development to the Kushana period when king Kanishka ruled. It came into existence during the 2nd century B.C.E. in Afghanistan. The art of this school was Mahayana form of Buddhism. The material used in Gandhara school of art were Grey sandstone, mud, lime, and terracotta. Taxila and Jalalabad are some of the places where this Gandhara art have been found. The Gandhara art is famous for its artistic beauty and accuracy. This school of art declined and destroyed after White Huns invaded.

Concept: Indian Traditions of Visual Arts (Drik Kala) - Indian Iconography
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Balbharati Social Science History and Civics 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 1.4 History of Indian Arts
Exercise | Q 2 | Page 31
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