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Whitfield, Susan: SILK, SLAVES AND STUPAS. Material Culture of the Silk Road. Berkeley, 2018. ix, 339 pp. 8 pp. colour plates and 11 pp. colour maps. B/w text drawings. 23x15 cm. Paper.
Tells the story of ten very different objects and their interaction with the peoples and cultures of the Silk Road from who made them and carried them to who bought them and conserved them. Ranges from a delicate pair of earrings to a fragment of Byzantine silk. Fascinating.
Subjects: Silk Road
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 93 in printed List 194.
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