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H LADY XIN CHUI THIS SILK PAINTING found in the tomb of Lady Xin Chui, who
died in 168 BCE in the vicinity of Changsha, a city in Hunan Province, depicts her
mythological journey into Paradise. The lowest scene shows the watery ...
PAINTING TECHNIQUES IN WESTERN ARNHEM LAND, the style of painting
now known as 'X-Ray' is most highly developed. These show the elaborate
internal anatomy of beings and animals: in the latter case, it often indicates which
H BODY PAINTING IN AMAZONIA, realistic imagery combines with abstract
designs said to be experienced by the shaman in hallucinogenic trance. In order
to please the spirits, and advertise one's ritual identity and place in society, ...
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