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By Dashu Qin, Jian Yuan

As key nodes that hooked up historic silk routes traversing China, Japan and India, buying and selling hubs, cities and towns in Java and Sumatra and different areas in Asia have been key vacation spot issues for retailers, clergymen and different itinerants plying those routes.

fresh archaeological excavations in international locations bordering the South China Sea and round the Indian Ocean unveiled notable similarities in artifacts recovered either on land and from the ocean. The similarities underlined the numerous features of nearby exchanges and cross-cultural affects between humans and areas in those networks. many of the findings point out a special chinese language presence within the advertisement, social and spiritual actions of those early Asian buying and selling posts.

This e-book collects papers from the symposium on old Silk alternate Routes — pass Cultural Exchanges and Their Legacies in Asia. It explores numerous threads bobbing up from this nearby alternate of products and concepts, specifically, the cross-cultural dimensions of the exchanges within the parts of cloth alternate, ceramic routes, buying and selling hubs, arts and artifacts and Buddhism.

Readership: lecturers, undergraduate and graduates scholars, pros attracted to historic silk routes, archaeology, Buddhism, Borobudur, and ceramics alternate.

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Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Singapore: National Heritage Board, Singapore Tourism Board. Pp. 35–37. W. 1967 Early Indonesian Commerce: A Study of the Origins of Srivijaya. Ithaca: Cornell. indd 17 12/9/2014 5:40:15 PM August 1, 2014 10:17 9in x 6in Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy. . indd 19 12/9/2014 5:12:23 PM August 1, 2014 10:17 9in x 6in Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy. . This page intentionally left blank b1683-fm b1840 Ancient Silk Trade Routes: Cross Cultural Exchanges and Their Legacies in Asia Chapter 1 Large Western Floral Designs — A Study on Western Styled Silk Textiles in the Palace Museum, Beijing Dr.

In a repeat. Horizontally four different characters are placed throughout the width at equal intervals. The width of the fabric is 47 cm. Figure 14 depicts a silk fabric with striped warps. It creates patterns of peacock feathers and inscriptions. indd 51 12/9/2014 5:14:04 PM b1840 Ancient Silk Trade Routes: Cross Cultural Exchanges and Their Legacies in Asia Ancient Silk Trade Routes: Cross Cultural Exchanges and Their Legacies in Asia Fig. C vii. 326; 2000/10/60; Chinese lapidary characters on silk.

Fig. 2: Contract exchanging a slave girl for a debt of silk; 1991, Stein, 2nd expedition: Dunhuang cave 17; British library. of Khotan1. Silk continued to be used in payments, although the standard measurements changed over the time. A document (Fig. 2) found by Stein during his second expedition from Dunhuang cave 17 dated 20 December 1991 is a contract exchanging a slave girl for a debt of silk fabric. indd 42 12/9/2014 5:13:37 PM b1840 Ancient Silk Trade Routes: Cross Cultural Exchanges and Their Legacies in Asia Lou-lan Textiles in the Stein Collection at the National Museum, New Delhi Several documents in Kharosthi of the third to the fourth century from Niya, east of Khotan, mention carpets and rugs given in full or part payments for transaction as diverse as women, vineyards and camels.

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