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Secrets of the Silk Road : an exhibition of discoveries from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China

Author: Victor H Mair; E J W Barber; Xinjiang wen wu kao gu yan jiu suo.; Bowers Museum.
Publisher: Santa Ana, Calif. : Bowers Museum, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor H Mair; E J W Barber; Xinjiang wen wu kao gu yan jiu suo.; Bowers Museum.
ISBN: 1616587598 9781616587598
OCLC Number: 659605993
Notes: "Exhibition organized by the Bowers Museum, Santa Ana California, in association with the Xinjiang Institute of Archaeology, the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Museum, and the Cultural Heritage Bureau of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region."
"Accompanies an exhibition of the same title touring the United States as follows: Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, California - March 28 to July 25, 2010; Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, Texas - August 28 to January 2, 2011; University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia Pennsylvania - February 5 to June 5, 2011"--Page [6].
Description: 223 pages : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm
Contents: PART ONE: Essays on the Silk Road. The archaeology of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region / Victor Mair --
The Yingpan man / Ulf Jager, Victor Mair --
Notes on the history of the "Silk Routes" / Lothan von Falkenhausen --
Early textiles / Elizabeth Waylan Barber --
Genetic affinities of the Tarim Basin people / Spenser Wells --
Timeline of the Silk Road --
PART TWO: Secrets of the Silk Road, a catalog.
Responsibility: edited by Victor Mair ; with contributions by Elizabeth Wayland Barber [and others].

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