Summer’s Object Proposal

Sogdian Objects Textile Fragment with Pearl Roundels with a Flower This silk textile Fragment was found during the excavations at Mount Mug in 1935.It will feature in my thematic essay about the movement of silk on the silk road and will highlight the trade of Sogdian made patterned silks for Chinese silks as well as [...]

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Theme Essay Proposal

  1.Silk on the “Silk Road” Sogdians moved silk  as a trade good across the territories connected by the trade routes known as the silk road. Many types of silk circulated and not just east to west as might usually be assumed. Nicholas Sims-Williams, in “The Sogdian Merchants in China and India”, makes the point [...]

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