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Two temple guardians

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1400, AK-RAK-2007-1-A

On display in Asian pavilion, room 2

Two temple guardians

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1400, AK-RAK-2007-1-B

These guards stand at the entrance to a temple to ward off evil. They are holding a vajra, with which to crush ignorance. Their open and shut mouths represent the first and last letters of the Japanese script: A and N: this symbolises the totality of sounds and letters, of knowledge. Worshippers who…

On display in Asian pavilion, room 2

Fragment of a Mural

anonymous, 1300 - 1400, fragment, AK-MAK-529

On display in Asian pavilion, room 2