Silk Road Sites and their Ongoing Destruction
SERIES: Archaeology Programs | View all series dates
LOCATION: Lee Auditorium | Museum
DATE: February 3, 2020
TIME: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Archaeological surveys and excavations have demonstrated that ancient Buddhist temples were converted into Islamic sites during the height of the Silk Road. Professor Rian Thum of Loyola University New Orleans will discuss the oasis-dwelling Turkic Muslims in what is today far western China.