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Title Ancient Khotan
Subtitle Detailed Report of Archaeological Explorations in Chinese Turkestan
Description Report on the results of Stein’s first expedition to Central Asia (1900-1901). Consists of the main text and plates for each volume. Stein’s expeditions are considered the most orthodox. He collected a vast volume of artifacts and documents and produced accurate records and detailed maps. Stein wrote three volumes of reports in 11 separate books. His records are indispensable for the study of the western region. This report is the first volume. The main study area is the region around Khotan. The report includes the results of excavations at the ruins of ancient temples in Dandang-Uliq and Khadalik, Kharosti documents found in the ruins at Niya, and pictures of numerous paintings, sculptures and ancient documents.
Year of Publication 1907
Location of Publication England / Oxford
Volume Information 2 Volumes
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Title Ancient Khotan
Subtitle Detailed Report of Archaeological Explorations in Chinese Turkestan : vol.I. Text
Volume vol.1
Author M. A. Stein
Description Vol. 1 Main Text. Collection of surveys conducted in various locations along the southern route in the western region during and after crossing from Kashmir via the Pamir Plateau to Kashgar. Records geography, history, agricultural industry, population, ruins, artifacts and ancient documents for each region. Includes Kashimir, Kashgar, Yarkand, Khotan Dandan-Uiliq, Niya, Endere Kara-dong (source of the Keriya river), Ak Sipil, Rawak.
Year of Publication 1907
Measurements (cm) 32x27
Title Ancient Khotan
Subtitle Detailed Report of Archaeological Explorations in Chinese Turkestan : vol.II. Plates
Volume vol.2
Author M. A. Stein
Description Vol. 2. Paintings. Wall paintings, stucco statues, stuppas (Mauri Tim, Rawak, Topa Tim) plans of ruins (Kashgar, Khotan, Dandan-Uiliq, Niya ruins, Kara-dong ruins, Ak Sipil fort) excavated artifacts (pottery fragments, statues, seals, wooden panel paintings, all paintings, wooden carvings, dyed fabrics, old documents).
Year of Publication 1907
Measurements (cm) 32x27