Discuss the influence of Greek art and architecture on the earliest sculptures and architecture of Buddhism.

The earliest inscriptions and the architecture of Buddhism were influenced by the Greek traditions in the following ways:

  1. The earliest images of the Buddha and Bodhisattas based on the Greek models.
  2. These sculptures were recovered from the northwestern part of India, in cities such as Taxila and Peshawar the establishment of the Indo-Greek rulers was present.
  3. The Buddhist images were very close to the Greek statues. These statutes became the symbol for early Indian art.
  4. However, the earliest discovered inscriptions were inferior to the Greek inscriptions. But still, these inscriptions became the symbol of the beauty of the ancient art in India.

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