TULUFAN ASITANA-HALAHEZHUO MUDI: HALAHEZHUO JUAN. Atana-Karakhoja Cemetery in Turpan: Book of Karakhoja. Beijing, 2018. 249 pp. text and 233 pp. colour plates. 30x22 cm. Cloth.
A well-illustrated study of the famous and ancient Astana Cemetery located outside Turfan in China's Xinjiang province. The cemetery dates from the 3rd to the 8th centuries AD. Much excavation took place at the cemetery in the 1960s and 1970s and much has been published. This work describes the excavations and the major finds of artefacts and manuscripts. Many of these artefacts are presented here in fresh new photography which is of much benefit. One page abstract in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Archaeology Silk Road
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 35 in printed List 196.
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