BCM191 - NEW BOOK
Beijing Capital Museum: SHANZONG SHUIYUAN LU ZHI CHONG: YI DAI YI LU DE QINGHAI. Qinghai in the Belt and Road. Beijing, 2019. 322 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x23 cm. Wrappers.
Bulky catalogue of an exhibition at the Capital Museum in Beijing exploring the cultural history and heritage of China's Qinghai province from ancient times to the near present day. Much emphasis on the ancient culture of Qinghai and its links to the Silk Road. Includes a section on the Tibetan empire in Qinghai at the time of the Tang dynasty. Illustrated throughout with many interesting, unusual and rarely-seen artefacts from museums in Qinghai and elsewhere in north-west and western China. Neolithic pottery, early bronzes and gold items being worthy of special mention. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Archaeology Silk Road
Available, as of: 08/11/2019
Was item 1 in printed List 197.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books, www.hanshan.com.