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Scientific Imaging of a Japanese Handscroll
<p>The fragileJapanese narrative handscroll Miraculous Interventions of Jizo Bosatsu (F1907.375a) dates to the thirteenth century and has one of the earliest depictions of the bodhisattva Jizo in Japanese art. Buddhist themes were popular in early Japanese narrative painting beginning in the late twelfth century. Among Japans most revered bodhisattva Jizo was worshiped as a protector of children, &#8230;</p>