An amazing 48 cm tall Ganesha made from Andesite in popular Egyptian style. East Java, Majapahit Hindu empire, 15th c.

An amazing 48 cm tall Ganesha made from Andesite in popular Egyptian style. East Java, Majapahit Hindu empire, c.

Kertarajasa Jayawardhana (Raden Wijaya) 1294-1309 - King of the Majapahit kingdom in Java | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Kertarajasa Jayawardhana (Raden Wijaya) - King of the Majapahit kingdom in Java

Gajah Mada statue: Dubbed as the final meditation place of Gajah Mada, the elephant general of the Majapahit Empire, a v...

Gajah Mada statue: Dubbed as the final meditation place of Gajah Mada, the elephant general of the Majapahit Empire, a v.

The USA flag was inspired by the British East India Co. which itself was inspired by the Majapahit Empire of South East Asia.

The USA flag was inspired by the British East India Co. which itself was inspired by the Majapahit Empire of South East Asia.

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Ganesha - Indonesia Majapahit empire, Java, 14th Century, stone

Four-armed Dancing God Ganesha with His Rat Mount Nepal century CE

Surya Majapahit (The Sun of Majapahit) is the emblem commonly found in ruins dated from Majapahit era.

Surya Majapahit (The Sun of Majapahit) is the emblem commonly found in ruins dated from Majapahit era.

Ruins of the city gate at Trowulan, a capital city of the Majapahit Empire in Java, Indonesia

History and Facts about Indonesia

The archipelago nation of Indonesia is renowned for its beauty, its arts, its geological instability and its complicated political and religious life.

Majapahit was a Hindu-Buddhist vast thalassocratic archipelagic empire based on the island of Java from 1293 to around 1527. According to the Nagarakretagama (Desawarñana) written in 1365, Majapahit was an empire of 98 tributaries, stretching from Sumatra to New Guinea; consisting of present day Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, southern Thailand, Sulu Archipelago, Manila, and East Timor.

Majapahit was a Hindu-Buddhist vast thalassocratic archipelagic empire based on…

Majapahit - was one of the last major empires of the region and is considered to be one of the greatest and most powerful empires in the history of Indonesia and South East Asia in 13th - 15th century.

Majapahit - was one of the last major empires of the region and is considered to be one of the greatest and most powerful empires in the history of Indonesia and South East Asia in - century.

Trowulan is a village in Mojokerto, in the Indonesian province of East Java. It is surrounded by an archaeological site covering approximately 100 square kilometres. It has been suggested it was the site of the eponymous capital city of the Majapahit Empire, which is described by Mpu Prapanca in the 14th-century poem Nagarakretagama and in a 15th-century Chinese source. It was razed due to the invasion of Girindrawardhana to defeat Kertabhumi in 1478. After this event Majapahit's capital…

Candi_Tikus_Those lucky enough to visit the beautiful island of Bali, Indonesia might wonder why a predominantly Islamic nation has such an abundance of Hindu temples.

Majapahit was one of the last major empires of the region and is considered to be one of the greatest and most powerful empires in the history of Indonesia and Southeast Asia, one that is sometimes seen as the precedent for Indonesia's modern boundaries. Its influence extended beyond the modern territory of Indonesia and has been the subject of many studies.

The graceful Bidadari Majapahit, golden celestial apsara in Majapahit style perfectly describes Majapahit as "the golden age" of the archipelago.

Standing Boar >> The artifact is indicative of the terracotta art of the Majapahit Empire. The word for wild board in Javanese (celang) is similar to the word for savings.

Standing Boar (Metropolitan Museum of Art, bronze) century bronze figure of a standing boar, from East Java, Indonesia, Metropolitan Museum of Art (in Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History)

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