The Burke Collection
Darani sutra (陀羅尼経); pagoda from a set of Hyakumantō (百万塔 / One Million Pagodas)
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Catalogue information

Nara period, ca. 767

Sutra; ink printed on paper

5.8 x 46.4 cm (2 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

Pagoda; Japanese cypress (hinoki) and Cleyera ochnacea japonica (sakaki)

H. 22 cm (8 5/8 in.)

Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


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Kaufman, Laura
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Murase 1993, no. 2
Murase, Miyeko
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Murase 2000, no. 7.
Murase, Miyeko
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