Sacred Caves of the Silk Road: Ways of Knowing and Re-Creating Dunhuang

Organized by the Princeton University Art Museum with the P. Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Center for East Asian Art. This exhibition has been made possible by generous lead support from the Dunhuang Foundation. http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/art/exhibitions/1639
, 'Mogao Cave 397, Sui dynasty (581–618). Dunhuang, Gansu province. Photograph taken in 1943–44. The Lo Archive,' Photograph taken in 1943–44, Princeton University Art Museum

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Mogao Cave 397, Sui dynasty (581–618). Dunhuang, Gansu province. Photograph taken in 1943–44. The Lo Archive, Photograph taken in 1943–44

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, 'Tomb Figure: standing camel,' early 6th century, Princeton University Art Museum

Tomb Figure: standing camel, early 6th century

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, 'Decorative and figurative images,' 7th–14th centuries, Princeton University Art Museum

Decorative and figurative images, 7th–14th centuries

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, 'Parinirvana, Mogao Cave 158, dated Middle Tang dynasty (781–848). Dunhuang, Gansu province.  The Lo Archive,' Photograph taken in 1943–44, Princeton University Art Museum

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Parinirvana, Mogao Cave 158, dated Middle Tang dynasty (781–848). Dunhuang, Gansu province. The Lo Archive, Photograph taken in 1943–44

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, 'Celestial Maiden (apsara), holding a lotus blossom,' mid-6th century, Princeton University Art Museum

Celestial Maiden (apsara), holding a lotus blossom, mid-6th century

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, 'Face of Ananda, an attendant of the Buddha,' 700-750, Princeton University Art Museum

Face of Ananda, an attendant of the Buddha, 700-750

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, 'Treatise of the Saṃmitīya School (Sanmidi bu lun 三彌底部論; Skt. Sāṃmitīyanikāyaśāstra),' , Princeton University Art Museum

Treatise of the Saṃmitīya School (Sanmidi bu lun 三彌底部論; Skt. Sāṃmitīyanikāyaśāstra)

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, 'Ceiling, Mogao Cave 387, dated High Tang dynasty (705– 780). Dunhuang, Gansu province. The Lo Archive,' Photograph taken in 1943-44, Princeton University Art Museum

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Ceiling, Mogao Cave 387, dated High Tang dynasty (705– 780). Dunhuang, Gansu province. The Lo Archive, Photograph taken in 1943-44

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, 'Perfection of Great Wisdom Sutra (Daboreboluomiduo jing 大般若波羅蜜多 經; Skt. Mahāprajñāparamitā-sūtra), chapter 329,' 8th–early 9th century, Princeton University Art Museum

Perfection of Great Wisdom Sutra (Daboreboluomiduo jing 大般若波羅蜜多 經; Skt. Mahāprajñāparamitā-sūtra), chapter 329, 8th–early 9th century

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, 'Illustration of Avalokiteśvara,' probably 11th–12th century, Princeton University Art Museum

Illustration of Avalokiteśvara, probably 11th–12th century

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, 'Mogao Cave 393, Sui dynasty (581–618). Dunhuang, Gansu province. The Lo Archive,' Photograph taken in 1943–44, Princeton University Art Museum

James and Lucy Lo

Mogao Cave 393, Sui dynasty (581–618). Dunhuang, Gansu province. The Lo Archive, Photograph taken in 1943–44

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