SOAS events http://www.soas.ac.uk/news Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:50:36 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 http://www.soas.ac.uk/assets/footer_logo.png SOAS logo http://www.soas.ac.uk Rewriting the ancient history of Tibet http://www.soas.ac.uk/cia/tibetanstudies/events/10oct2014-rewriting-the-ancient-history-of-tibet.html

Date: 10 October 2014 06:00pm

Finishes:10 October 2014 07:00pm

Venue: 21/22 Russell Square

Room: T101

Since 1982 thousands of tombs dating to the 7th–9th centuries have been discovered in the region of Dulan in western Kokonor and other areas. A great number of grave goods, such as gold, silver and silk artifacts, Tibetan inscriptions on stone and wood, and painted coffin are now circulating in public museums and private collections. Based on extensive fieldwork, this presentation surveys the tombs, gave goods, and recent research.

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