Last edited by Mizragore
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | History

3 edition of Sand-buried ruins of Khotan found in the catalog.

Sand-buried ruins of Khotan

Stein, Aurel Sir

Sand-buried ruins of Khotan

personal narrative of a journey of archaeological & geographical exploration in Chinese Turkestan

by Stein, Aurel Sir

  • 229 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Sang-e-Meel Publications in Lahore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hotan Xian (China),
  • Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (China) -- Antiquities,
  • Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (China) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Hurst and Blackett, Limited, 1904.

    Statementby M. Aurel Stein, with a map from original surveys and numerous illustrations.
    The Physical Object
    PaginationX, 503 p. :
    Number of Pages503
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23214436M
    ISBN 109693522265
    ISBN 109789693522266
    LC Control Number2009360055
    OCLC/WorldCa319595255

    Aramaic: Several scripts found in the Tarim Basin developed out of Aramaic, a Semitic alphabetic writing system containing 22 consonants and no vowels, that was developed by Canaanite tribes Hebrews, Phoenicians, Aramaeans from BC. The Tibetans later defeated the Chinese and took control of the Four Garrisons. The position next to the mountain not only provided irrigation for crops but it also increased the fertility of the land as the rivers reduce the gradient and deposited their sediment, creating a more fertile soil. In the gorges of Polur and Zailik;

    Agricultural artifacts and features were discovered near many of the houses. In Chinese, the same name was written as Yu-t'ien, pronounced as Gu-dana. Because, coincidentally or not, the image he chose to adorn his books is an extremely significant one. Ancient temples of Miran; The Tocharian literature is heavily Buddhistic in content.

    Recognizing the significance of the finds which included Buddhist- and Gandharan-influenced carvings, paintings, and texts, well-preserved in the dry climate, Hedin reported them in both scientific and general publications. While recovering at the nearby bazaar town of Khotan, Hedin learned of lost cities along abandoned riverbeds whose wooden house beams stuck out through desert s ands, and of artifacts collected by local people. Hebrew was and has remained more of a secondary, scholarly language until its recent re-adoption in the modern state of Israel. In the mountains of the westernmost Nan-shan;


Share this book
You might also like
European Union-Indonesia Trade Support Program, component 1.

European Union-Indonesia Trade Support Program, component 1.

Great year-round grilling in the Midwest

Great year-round grilling in the Midwest

Immensee

Immensee

Stephen Leacocks Laugh parade.

Stephen Leacocks Laugh parade.

Participants in assistance programs

Participants in assistance programs

country dressmaker

country dressmaker

New Grub Street

New Grub Street

Church and civil religion in the Nordic countries of Europe

Church and civil religion in the Nordic countries of Europe

Education in Trinidad

Education in Trinidad

Police complaints and discipline

Police complaints and discipline

Social dancing self-taught

Social dancing self-taught

Asian Pitvipers

Asian Pitvipers

Lawley and related families

Lawley and related families

[Playscripts.

[Playscripts.

Dress and Bouquet (Blank)

Dress and Bouquet (Blank)

International Monetary Fund, 1945-1965

International Monetary Fund, 1945-1965

Sand-buried ruins of Khotan by Stein, Aurel Sir Download PDF Ebook

Start for Sand-buried ruins of Khotan book Lop desert; Han forces conquered it in BC by beating the Huns back north of the d esert. Ruins en route to Tun-huang; Across Sand-buried ruins of Khotan book desert to the Tarim; First excavations at the Lop-nor site; Start for the Lop desert; Across an eroded dry delta; A polyglot temple library; Hebrew was and has remained more of a secondary, scholarly language until its recent re-adoption in the modern state of Israel.

London, Hurst and Blackett, Limited. After most of his party, including all the pack camels, had died of thirst and heat exposure, Hedin and two companions managed to crawl to safety at an oasis in the southeast corner of the desert, to be rescued by a passing caravan.

Rediscovery of the buried cities of Khotan aroundfirst by Hedin and then by archaeologist Aurel Stein fig. An ancient cultural melting pot: The region from Turkestan to Afghanistan has a long term history as a cultural crossroads. A feast at Khotan; Hedin recovered many Chinese records on paper and wood at Lop-Nor.

Central banks have propped up markets by keeping interest rates low and the supply of money free-flowing. Praeger, Publishers. Across the desert to the Tarim; In the 'sea of sand'; Return to the 'Thousand Buddhas'; Sites around Domoko; Based on his diaries, Stein published Sand-buried Ruins of Khotan () and Ruins of the Desert Cathay (), as well as several more scholarly works.

Stein was known for his meticulous attention to detail, his desire to avoid damage and enable preservation of both sites and objects, and the near exhaustive number of detailed photographs. Sand-buried Ruins of Khotan: Personal Narrative of a Journey of by Mark Aurel Stein.

Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book.

Ruins of Desert Cathay 2 Volume Set

Rate it Author: Mark Aurel Stein. Nov 09,  · Take a Sand-buried ruins of Khotan book at the cover of any of Aurel Stein's books after Sand-buried Ruins of Khotan (), and on the title page, and often also embossed on the front cover, you'll find this image: a vignette of the goddess Athena in confrontational pose, brandishing a .Stein, Sand Buried Ruins of Khotan - Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free.5/5(1).Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi.

Book Number: Book Title: Sand-Buried Ruins of Khotan Book Author: Stein, 42comusa.com Book Language: English.Dec 31,  · He sought to unravel ebook mystery of the ‘Sand-Buried Ruins of Khotan’, as his book is titled. This is the much-abridged non-technical version for general public.

For the specialist, he wrote a.

Stein Marc Aurel