The Silk Roads: Connecting Communities, Markets, and Minds Since Antiquity

Online Resources

Artstor (Mellon International Dunhuang Archive)
A searchable database with extensive digital collections of artifacts and sites from the Silk Road. Accessible through USC Libraries Databases

Digital Archive of Toyo Bunko Rare Books
A database with high-resolution scans of historic publications on the Silk Road.

Digital Dunhuang
A website administered by the Dunhuang Academy with navigable panoramas of select cave temples at Mogao and Yulin.

International Dunhuang Project: The Silk Road Online
The most comprehensive database containing manuscripts, paintings, textiles, and artifacts from Dunhuang and other archaeological sites along the Eastern Silk Road.

The Sogdians: Influencers on the Silk Roads.
An online exhibition organized by the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithosonian.

The Silk Road
An open-access online journal on the history and cultures of Eurasia, published annually by the Silk Road House.

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