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Title Chotscho
English Title Chotscho
Subtitle Facsimile-Wiedergaben der Wichtigeren Funde der Ersten K├Âniglich Preussischen Expedition nach Turfan in Ost-Turkistan
English Subtitle Facsimile Reproduction of Important Findings of the First Royal Prussian Expedition to Turfan in East Turkistan
Description A magnificent broadsheet catalogue containing the results of the Second German Turfan Expedition (1904-1905) led by Le Coq. Contains a wealth of photographs of wall paintings, statues and ancient documents found in the Turfan region at Chotscho (the ancient city of Gaochang), the Bezeklik Caves, and the Toyuk Caves. The original prints of pictures from the Bezeklik Caves, which make up the majority of this volume, were destroyed in the Second World War air raid, making this volume the only remaining record. Also includes pictures of artefacts and ancient documents relating to Manichaeism and apostasy (Nestorian Christians) later found at Chotscho.
Year of Publication 1913
Location of Publication Germany / Berlin
Volume Information 1 Volume
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Title Chotscho
English Title Chotscho
Subtitle Facsimile-Wiedergaben der Wichtigeren Funde der Ersten K├Âniglich Preussischen Expedition nach Turfan in Ost-Turkistan
English Subtitle Facsimile Reproduction of Important Findings of the First Royal Prussian Expedition to Turfan in East Turkistan
Volume vol.1
Author A. von Le Coq
Description A magnificent broadsheet volume containing the results of the second expedition (1904-1905) led by Le coq. Contains a wealth of photographs of wall paintings, statues and ancient documents found in the Turfan region at Chotscho, the Bezeklik grottoes, and the Toyuk grottoes. The original prints of pictures from from the Bezeklik grottoes, which make up the majority of this volume, were destroyed in a Second World War air raid, making this volume the annual remaining record. Also includes pictures of artefacts and ancient documents relating to Manichaeism and apostasy (Nestorian Christians) later found at Chotscho.
Year of Publication 1913
Measurements (cm) 61x51