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Kucha

M. Yaldiz

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Oasis town and surrounding region in the western part of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China. It was the most important oasis on the northern branch of the Silk route from the point of view of the history of art, and one particularly subject to Western influence. Scholars first became aware of it at the beginning of the 20th century when Albert Grünwedel and Albert von Le Coq, and later Paul Pelliot, discovered many

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