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Uproar in the chronology of newar art!

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Indreśvar Mahādev temple in Panauti. ©Gilles Béguin.

«Indreśvar Mahādev temple
in Panauti. ©Gilles Béguin.

by Gilles Béguin, Honorary General Curator of Heritage.

For forty years, a corpus of dated works has made it possible to elaborate a chronology of the art of the Newars of Nepal. In her latest book, the great specialist Mary Shepherd Slusser presents carbon-14 analyzes that shatter the acquired system without offering a coherent chart of dating. This short intervention should open a debate with the public.

LECTURE at 6pm