Thursday, October 6, 2016

Uyghur Script and the Taklamakan - Sir Aurel Stein

Yarkhoto. Bodhisattva. Sir Aurel Stein discovered many texts. They used Bactrian camels on their expeditions and carried ice to use for water. Many tapestries and fabric fragments were preserved by Stein. Silk paintings were also discovered - silk princess painting. Uyghur Buddhist ruler. Lotus sutra. Dunhuang Gobi desert.

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