The Silk Road Project: Reuniting Turfan’s Scattered Treasures

The Silk Road Project: Reuniting Turfan’s Scattered Treasures.

Result of a three-year project (1996-1998) funded by the Henry Luce Foundation, this site includes multiple resources on Turfan : a searchable database of most important published materials from Turfan (both excavated texts and artifacts), abstracts of papers presented at a conference concluding the project, a multilingual bibliography, and reference tools on excavated texts and local government structure.

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Digital Silk Road (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)

Digital Silk Roade.

This Digital Silk Road Project hosted at NII includes several interesting resources:

Databases from the Center for Chinese Studies 臺灣漢學研究中心資料庫

Databases from the Center for Chinese Studies 臺灣漢學研究中心資料庫.

International Dunhuang Project

International Dunhuang Project.

International Dunhuang Project (IDP) is a collaboration between The British Library, The National Library of China, The Institute for Oriental Manuscripts (St Petersburg), Ryukoku University (Kyoto), the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science and Humanities, the Dunhuang Academy, and Bibliothèque nationale de France. Its goal is “to make information and images of all manuscripts, paintings, textiles and artefacts from Dunhuang and archaeological sites of the Eastern Silk Road freely available on the Internet and to encourage their use through educational and research programmes” (IDP). Currently IDP has over 200,000 images online.

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