The World's Largest Public Domain Media Search Engine

manichaean art of east central asia

public
23 media by topicpage 1 of 1
Fragment of a Turpan Manichaen Wall Painting (MIK III 6918)

Fragment of a Turpan Manichaen Wall Painting (MIK III 6918)

Fragment of a Turpan Manichaen wall painting with ritual scene recovered from ruin K at Qocho.

Light Maiden (MIK III 6251)

Light Maiden (MIK III 6251)

Image of Light Maiden, detail of the Uyghur Manichaean hanging scroll (MIK III 6251, Asian Art Museum, Berlin).

Manichaean mural in 1909

Manichaean mural in 1909

中文:摩尼教《礼赞生命树》壁画原作,1909年由俄罗斯西域考察队拍摄。

Image of Buddha on a Manichaean Pictorial Roll

Image of Buddha on a Manichaean Pictorial Roll

The Primary Prophets on a Manichaean Pictorial Roll Fragment from Chotscho. Scroll Fragment with an image of the Buddha (MIK III 4947 & III 5d), ca. 10th century, Museum of Indian Art, Berlin.

Fragment of Uyghur Manichaean Hanging Scroll

Fragment of Uyghur Manichaean Hanging Scroll

Fragment of Uygur Manichaean hanging scroll, Salvation of the Light and the Light Maiden (left), Kocho, mid 9th / early 11th century (MIK III 6251, Asian Art Museum, Berlin).

Fragment of a Uyghur Manichaean Book

Fragment of a Uyghur Manichaean Book

Fragment of a Uyghur Manichaean illustrated book. 中文(臺灣):摩尼教經典斷簡,8~9世紀,紙本著色。

Manichaean picture from cave 25 at Bezeklik Caves

Manichaean picture from cave 25 at Bezeklik Caves

“Veneration of the Tree of Life”: Manichaeans worshiping the Tree of Life in the Realm of Light, from cave 38 (cave 25 by Albert Grünwedel) at Bezeklik Caves. 日本語: マニ教徒が光明王国の生命の樹を礼拝している図:ベゼクリク38洞(グリュンヴェーデルの25洞... More

Manichaean Art from Tuyoq Grottoes 2

Manichaean Art from Tuyoq Grottoes 2

中文(繁體):行者觀想圖,吐峪溝中區第7窟:這些窟中有衆多的壁畫是讚誦光明王國的繁榮昌盛景象,該圖即是一例,其中最多的是常榮寶樹,寶樹生長於七寶香池之中,池中充滿活命水,寶樹枝葉繁茂,香花盛開,果實累累,結出金銀、珍珠、寶石,各色珍寶,光燄四射。各種寶樹旣可代表眞實樹木,也可代表光明王國、摩尼、耶穌、明尊的使徒。信徒禮拜讚誦這些寶樹,食用這些寶果,可以長生不老,脫離苦海。這些形像和情景,在摩尼教寫本中都有依據。

Portrait of a Manichaean

Portrait of a Manichaean

Portrait of a Persian Manichaean, from cave 38B (cave 25 by Albert Grünwedel) at Bezeklik Caves. 中文(繁體):波斯摩尼敎信徒像,頭戴日月冠,胸前亦有日月圖案的裝飾。伯茲克里克第38B窟(格氏第25窟)。

Leaf from a Manichaean Book (MIK III 8259 folio 1) (cropped)

Leaf from a Manichaean Book (MIK III 8259 folio 1) (cropped)

Uyghur Manichaean “Sermon Scene”, shown from picture-viewing direction. Leaf from a Manichaean book (MIK III 8259 folio 1 recto), detail with intracolumnar book painting. Museum für Indische Kunst, Berlin.

Leaf from a Manichaean Book (MIK III 4965)

Leaf from a Manichaean Book (MIK III 4965)

Fragment of Uyghur Manichaean picture book in horizontal codex format with Icon of the Light Maiden (recto) and Icon of an Unidentified Deity under Arch (verso), Kocho, mid 8th / early 11th century (MIK III 49... More

Uyghur Manichaean Wall-Painting at Bezeklik Caves

Uyghur Manichaean Wall-Painting at Bezeklik Caves

Remnant of Uyghur Manichaean wall painting, Realm of Light Awaits the Righteous or Worship of the Tree of Life in the Realm of Light, at cave 38 of Bezeklik Caves.

Deities of Earth and Moon Scene (MIK III 6278)

Deities of Earth and Moon Scene (MIK III 6278)

Deities of Earth and Moon Scene (H: 10.4 cm, W: 20.3 cm). Fragment of a Turpan Manichaean Textile Display; SMPK, Museum für Indische Kunst (Berlin), MIK III 6278.

Museum für Indische Kunst Dahlem Berlin Mai 2006 066

Museum für Indische Kunst Dahlem Berlin Mai 2006 066

Manichaean clergymen, Khocho ruins, 10th/11th century CE. Wall painting, 28 x 36 cm. Located in the Museum für Indische Kunst, Berlin-Dahlem.

Manichaean wall painting from Chotcho

Manichaean wall painting from Chotcho

Wall painting of a Manichaean Leader and followers from Chotcho, depicting members of the Manichaean Church, photograph of a now-lost original (H: 88 cm, W: 168.5 cm). Fragment of a Turpan Manichaean Wall Pain... More

Manichaean Temple Banner (MIK III 6283)

Manichaean Temple Banner (MIK III 6283)

Double-sided Manichaean temple banner fragment (MIK III 6283, side 1) depicting a white robed male elect, Kocho, 10th century, Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Berlin.

Drawing of Manichaean Fragment with Jesus Figure

Drawing of Manichaean Fragment with Jesus Figure

Drawing of now lost painted and gilded Manichaean silk fragment with Jesus figure (Albert von Le Coq, 1923). The fragment is part of a Uyghur Manichaean hanging scroll dating back to mid 9th / early 11th centu... More

Leaf from a Manichaean Book (MIK III 4964 recto)

Leaf from a Manichaean Book (MIK III 4964 recto)

Fragment of Uyghur Manichaean service book illuminated with Mani as a Visionary Witness, and with the few Manichaean script letters (in Middle Persian) from the upper column of a text and the right edge of an ... More

Leaf from a Manichaean Book (MIK III 8259 folio 1)

Leaf from a Manichaean Book (MIK III 8259 folio 1)

Uyghur Manichaean “Sermon Scene”, shown from picture-viewing direction. Leaf from a Manichaean book (MIK III 8259 folio 1 recto), detail with intracolumnar book painting. Museum für Indische Kunst, Berlin.

Manichaean Art from Tuyoq Grottoes 1

Manichaean Art from Tuyoq Grottoes 1

中文(繁體):七重寶樹神使圖細部,吐峪溝西南區第2窟。主室正壁畫有七重寶樹神使圖,橫列每列7棵寶樹,上下共7列,共49棵樹,該圖為49棵樹其中1棵。 在摩尼教文獻中,與「7」有關的數有多種,如摩尼教有7部大經;每週7天,每天7次懺悔禮拜;每年有7次祭祀;向教團有7種施捨;當摩尼教神先意與暗魔相鬥時,曾7次向大明父祈求;生命樹可分為根、基、枝、葉、果、氣、色7部分;摩尼信徒每月初一、十五供奉七七四十九個銅板香火錢等等。... More

Image of a Manichaean Temple

Image of a Manichaean Temple

Image of a Manichaean Temple, from cave 38B (cave 25 by Albert Grünwedel) at Bezeklik Caves. 中文(繁體):摩尼敎寺宇圖,伯茲克里克第38B窟(格氏第25窟)。圖中上下分別是天穹與大地,天穹為七重半圓,大地為方形,表明天圓地方。摩尼寺居中,立於大地之上。寺宇為五重臺式建築,殿堂在下起第一層臺內,第一層的五門,指摩尼教寺宇中的... More

Wall painting inside Sengim-aghiz Cave-temple 1

Wall painting inside Sengim-aghiz Cave-temple 1

Mural inside one of the Sengim-aghiz Caves (German: Sängim; traditional Chinese: 勝金口, pinyin: Shèngjīnkǒu; "Sengim-aghiz" is also referred to as Sengim Gorge) in Chinese Turkestan, depicting a tree with the vi... More

Wall painting inside Sengim-aghiz Cave-temple 2

Wall painting inside Sengim-aghiz Cave-temple 2

Mural inside one of the Sengim-aghiz Caves (German: Sängim; traditional Chinese: 勝金口, pinyin: Shèngjīnkǒu; "Sengim-aghiz" is also referred to as Sengim Gorge) in Chinese Turkestan, depicting the Manichaean sub... More