Journal of Inner Asian Art Archaeology volume 5 published

Top left: Stucco head of a Bodhisattva, Tepe Naranj, Afghanistan, end of 7th-10th century CE (Photo: Zafar Paiman). Lower left: Winged putti and Khotanese inscription. Detail of Carpet no. 3 from Sampula, Khotan, 5th-late 6th/early 7th centruy CE (Photo: Qi Xiaoshan) Right: Stupa with a square base originally covered with stucco, Tepe Naranj, Afghanistan, end of 7th-10th century CE (Photo: Zafar Paiman).

Top: Stucco head of a Bodhisattva, Tepe Naranj, Afghanistan, end of 7th-10th century CE (Photo: Zafar Paiman).
Lower left: Winged putti and Khotanese inscription. Detail of Carpet no. 3 from Sampula, Khotan, 5th-late 6th/early 7th centruy CE (Photo: Qi Xiaoshan)

The Editors of the Journal of Inner Asian Art Archaeology are pleased to announce publication of volume 5. Published under the aegis of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (NYU), the journal focuses on the archaeology, art, and cultural exchanges within the vast area from the Iranian world to western China, and from the Siberian steppes to Northwest India.

The table of contents is below, but you are invited to visit the Journal’s website.

Click “Journal of Inner Asian Art and Archaeology” to learn more about the journal, see images from the current volume, and the tables of contents for previous volumes with a sample article from each. Ordering information is there, but you may also contact periodicals@brepols.net (subscriptions) and brepols.metapress.com (online access on pay-per-view article basis).

Volume 5 contents:
Aleksandr NAYMARK, “Drachms of Bukhar Khuda Khunak”
Zafar PAIMAN/Michael ALRAM, “Tepe Naranj: A Royal Monastery on the High Ground of Kabul, with a Commentary on the Coinage”
ZHANG He, “Preliminary Study of the Carpets from Sampula, Khotan”
DUAN Qing, “The Inscriptions on the Sampula Carpets”
CHING Chao-jung and OGIHARA Hirotoshi, “A Tocharian B Sale Contract on a Wooden Tablet”
Giuseppe VIGNATO, “Inter-relationship of Sites, Districts, Groups and Individual Caves in Kucha”
Satomi HIYAMA, “A New Identification of the Murals of Cave 118 (Hippokampenhöhle), Kizil, as the Story of King Māndhātar”
Nancy Shatzman STEINHARDT, “Demons on Lintels: Zoomorph and Meaning in Shanxi Province”
Philip DENWOOD, “Tibetan Arts and the Tibetan ‘Dark Age,’ 842-996 CE”
BOOK REVIEWS
St John Simpson, The Begram Hoard: Indian Ivories from Afghanistan. London: The British Museum Press, 2011 (Elizabeth Rosen Stone)
Historisches Museum der Pfalz Speyer, ed. Hunnen zwischen Asien und Europa. Aktuelle Forschungen zur Archäologie und Kultur der Hunnen. Langenweissbach: Beier & Beran, 2008 (Sören Stark)

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