Chengdu Museum ed: SICHOU ZHI HUN: TIANFU ZHI GUO YU SICHOU ZHI LU. (Ghosts of the Silk Road: The Land of Abundance and the Silk Road). Chengdu, 2017. 334 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 31x24 cm. Cloth.
Catalogue produced to accompany an impressive exhibition at the Chengdu Museum in China's Sichuan province. 'Tianfu zhi Guo' (Land of Abundance) in Chinese usually refers to Sichuan. The overall aim of the exhibition was to examine Sichuan's connection with the Silk Road in ancient times. In three main sections: 'The Land of Abundance and the Northern Silk Road'; 'The Land of Abundance and the Maritime Silk Road'; The Land of Abundance and the Southern Silk Road'. A total of over 250 extremely fine and rare exhibits loaned from museums throughout China and dating from the earliest of times through to the 12th century AD. Illustrated throughout in colour and described. Introductions accompany. Captions to plates in English and also a list in English of exhibits giving some detail including place of excavation. Main text in Chinese. Very hard to obtain.
Subjects: Silk Road Archaeology
Item 206 in List 203.
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