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Dunhuang Cave Art

Dunhuang was at the hub of cultural exchanges between China and the West along the "Silk Road". So, the cave art of Dunhuang possesses a special geographical and cultural significance. The cave art derived from the style and technique of Buddhist art of the Western Regions. Its main purpose was to exalt the noble examples of the life of Buddha and stories about his previous lives in accumulating philanthropic virtues.

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