Prestigious Goods along the Silk Road? An Archaeological Perspective

SILKROAD LECTURE SERIES

Armim Selbitschka
Assistant Professor of Sinology , University of Munich

Dr. Armin Selbitschka, Assistant Professor of Sinology at the University of Munich, will discuss what "prestige" goods meant on the Silk Road in the 2nd through the 5th Centuries AD. How can today's archaeologists recognize them as so-called prestige goods? By surveying archaeological findings recovered from tombs of the Central Asian Tarim Basin, the lecture will answer these questions and relate the answers to other archaeological discoveries located along the Chinese sections of the Silk Road.

When:
Tuesday, October 12, 2010. 7:30 PM.
Approximate duration of 1.5 hour(s).
Where:
Building 370 - Room 370,Main Quad (Map)
Audience:
Faculty/Staff
Alumni/Friends
General Public
Students
Tags:
International
Sponsor:
The Silkroad Foundation, the Stanford Archaeology Center and the Center for East Asian Studies
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Admission:

Free and open to the pubilc.