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Secrets of the Silk Road: Trade
November 9, 2010 · 1 Comment

A rectangular piece of tapestry identified as coming from Sampul, in the Xingjian Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. When an archaeologist is asked what he or she does, a short answer might be: “we try to reconstruct past behavior using evidence coming from the material record.” In plain English, we look at a culture in […]

Secrets of the Silk Road – Coming Soon to HMNS!
April 1, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Strikingly well-preserved mummies, tall in stature and fair in complexion, have lain in the parched Tarim Basin of western China for 3,800 years. Wearing Western-influenced textiles and possessing surprising technologies and customs, the identity of these extraordinary people is a mystery! Who were these people? Secrets of the Silk Road, a new HMNS exhibition, will […]



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