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Author Whitfield, Roderick.

Title Cave temples of Mogao : art and history on the silk road / Roderick Whitfield, Susan Whitfield, Neville Agnew ; photography of the Mogao caves by Lois Conner and Wu Jian.

Published Los Angeles : Getty Conservation Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  951.45 WHIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description 138 pages : illustrations (some colour), map ; 26 cm.
Series Conservation and cultural heritage.
Conservation and cultural heritage.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents At the Desert Gateway to China 1 -- Blazing Beacon 9 -- Lost Treasures of the Silk Road 31 -- Peerless Caves 51 -- Temples of the Pure Lands 71 -- A Millennium of Murals 93 -- Conserving the Heritage of Mogao 105 -- Monasteries, Monks, and Manuscripts 121 -- Art Gallery in the Desert 133.
Summary In an accessible format, this series provides an in-depth exploration of the significance and conservation of important cultural sites throughout the world.
Lavish photographs of the caves and art of Mogao combined with the fascinating history of the region.
Other author Whitfield, Susan, 1960-
Agnew, Neville, 1938-
Subject Buddhist art -- China -- Dunhuang Caves.
Art, Chinese -- Tang-Five dynasties, 618-960.
Buddhist mural painting and decoration -- China -- Dunhuang Caves.
Mural painting and decoration, Chinese -- China -- Dunhuang Caves.
Dunhuang Caves (China)
ISBN 0892365854 (paperback)