Expedition Silk Road

Treasures from the Hermitage

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Onderste deel van een rhyton: stierenkop
Sogdië (?), 6de–8ste eeuw
Klei; gesneden, slip, gebakken
© State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg Lower Part of a Rhyton: Bull’s Head
Sogd (?), 6th–8th century
Clay, carved, engobe, fired
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Hand van een boeddha
Noord-Bactrië, Kara-tepe, 2de–3de eeuw
Ganch (gips), frame
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Northern Bactria, Kara-tepe, 2nd–3rd century
Ganch (gypsum), frame
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Kasyapa, Pupil of Buddha
Dunhuang, China, 8th–9th century
Loess, clay, wood, paint
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Bodhisattva
Dunhuang, China, 8th–9th century
Loess, clay, wood, paint
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Ananda, Pupil of Buddha
Dunhuang, China, 8th–9th century
Loess, clay, wood, paint
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Head of a Monk (Buddha’s Pupil Ananda?)
Dunhuang, China, 8th–9th century
Loess, clay, paint
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Donor
Dunhuang, China, 10th century
Fresco-secco wall painting
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Apsaras (celestial dwellers), Buddhas and Donors
Dunhuang, China, 5th century
Fresco-secco wall painting
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Pilgrim
Dunhuang, China, Cave 17, 9th century
Ink and paint on paper
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Small Buddha
Khotan, Xinjiang, 4th–6th century
Carved stone
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Six Figures of Camels
Khotan, Xinjiang, Yotkan, 2nd–3rd century
Terracotta; two halfs shaped in a mould
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Engraved Gem: Daniel in the Lion’s Den
Sasanian Iran, early Middle Ages
Gold, cornelian; carved
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Heads of Buddha
Khara-Khoto, Inner Mongolia, 12th–13th century
Painted and gilded clay
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The Medicine Buddha Bhaisajyaguru
Khara-Khoto, Inner Mongolia, mid-13th century
Thangka (painting or embroidery) on canvas
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Eleven-faced Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara
Khara-Khoto, Inner Mongolia, 12th–13th century
Thangka (painting or embroidery) on canvas
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Greeting the Righteous Man on the Way to the Pure Land of Amitabha
Khara-Khoto, Inner Mongolia, 13th century
Scroll on cotton
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Deity of the Planet Moon
Khara-Khoto, Inner Mongolia, 13th–14th century
Scroll on paper
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Head of a Youth or Girl (known as ‘Red Head’)
Chorasmia, Toprak-Kala, 3rd–4th century
Clay, pressed in a mould and painted
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Goddess of Victory
Chorasmia, Toprak-Kala, 3rd–4th century
Clay; moulded, painted
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'Sakya Knights’
Kucha, Xinjiang, 6th century
Loess, clay, vegetable fibres, wooden pins, paint; moulded
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Merchant
Kucha, Xinjiang, Kumtura (?), 6th century
Carved and painted wood
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Figure of a Noble Tokharian Female Donor
Kucha, Xinjiang, Kyzil, 5th (?) century
Fresco-secco wall painting
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Ducks in ‘Sasanian’ Pearl Roundels
Kucha, Xinjiang, Kyzil, Cave 60, 6th – early 7th century
Wall painting
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Glass
Roman Empire, early 5th century
Found in West Kazakhstan, Kara-Agach
Glass
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Amphoriskos
Syria, 1st–2nd century
Found in Kamunta, North Ossetia
Blown glass
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Tapestry (Kilim) with a Pheasant
Egypt or Syria, 8th century
Found in Khasaut, North Caucasus
Wool
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Fragment of a Robe
China, Han Dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE)
Found in Noin-Ula, Mongolia
Embroidered silk
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Fragment of a Funerary Flag
China, Han Dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE)
Found in Noin-Ula, Mongolia
Embroidered silk gauze
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Solidus
Byzantine Empire, Justinian I (527–537)
Gold, struck
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Drachma
Parthia, Phraat I (c. 138–128 BCE)
Silver; struck
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Dinar
Kushanrijk, Vasudeva I (c. 91–231)
Gold; struck
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Tetradrachma
Ancient Chorasmia, Vazamar (second half of the 3rd – early 4th century)
Silver; struck
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Dirham
Umayyad, Wasit Mint (92 AH/710–711)
Silver; struck
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Coin with the Kai Yuan Tong Bao (Investiture) Device and ‘the Empress’s Nail’ on the Reverse
China, Tang Dynasty, 742–756
Cast copper
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Tetradrachma of Didiotus I
Bactria, Diodotus I (256–239 BCE)
Silver; struck
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Drachma
Sasanian, Ardashir I (224–241/242)
Silver; struck
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Coin with the Legend ‘Nana, Lady of Panj’
Sogdiana, Panjakent (Tajikistan), 708–722
Cast copper
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Coin of King Barhuman
Sogdiana, Ikhshids of Samarkand, 656–660
Cast copper
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Bowl with Papyrus-like Flutes
Chorasmia, 6th–7th century
Silver; gilded, chased
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Bowl with a Rider
Chorasmia, 7th–8th century
Silver; gilded, chased, engraved
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Dish with the Siege of a Castle
Sogdiana (Uzbekistan/Tajikistan), 9th–10th century
Cast, engraved and gilded silver
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Roundel with a Parthian King
Parthia, 100–80 BCE
Bronze, silver, gilding
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Dish with a Royal Banquet
Sogd, late 8th–9th century
Engraved and chased silver
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Fragments from a Frieze
Northern Bactria, Airtam near Termez (Uzbekistan), 2nd–3rd century
Carved limestone
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Ewer
Sogdiana, 700–725
Clay, mica
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Thurible
Syria, possibly near Mosul (now in Iraq), 8th–9th century. Found near Samarkand
Cast and engraved bronze
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Scene With a Battle Between a Deity and Beasts of Prey
Sogdiana, Varakhsha (Uzbekistan), late 7th – early 8th century
Fresco-secco wall painting
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Pendant: Female Figure
Bactria, 3rd–4th century (?)
23 carat gold, cast in a wax mould, polished, incrustation
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Heads of Demons Battling a Rider
Ustrushana, Shahristan (Tajikistan), 8th–9th century
Fresco-secco wall painting
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Winged Demon Warrior
Ustrushana, Shahristan (Tajikistan), 8th–9th century
Fresco-secco wall painting
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Head of a Brahmin
Karashahr, Xinjiang, Shikshin, 6th – early 7th century
Clay, loess, moulded
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Head of a Lokapala (Guardian)
Karashahr, Xinjiang, Shikshin, 7th–8th century
Clay, loess, traces of paint, moulded
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Bodhisattva
Karashahr, Xinjiang, Shikshin, 5th–6th century
Clay, loess, moulded
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Uighur Donors
Karashahr, Xinjiang, Shikshin, 9th–10th century
Fresco-secco wall painting
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Bodhisattva
Turfan, Xinjiang, Bezeklik, 11th century
Fresco-secco wall painting
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Merchant with Donkey and Camel
Turfan, Xinjiang, Bezeklik, 11th century
Fresco-secco wall painting
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Rider with Raised Arm
Turfan, Xinjiang, Tuyuk-Mazar, 11th century
Wood, glue-based paint
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Wild Boar
Turfan, Xinjiang, Tuyuk-Mazar, 11th century
Wood, glue-based paint
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Pranidhi (vow)
Turfan, Xinjiang, Bezeklik, 11th century
Fresco-secco wall painting
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Bowl on a Low Foot
Bactria (?), 1st century BCE – 1st century CE
Gold; hammered, welded and chased
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Jar with Phoenix
Bactria (?), 1st century BCE – 1st century CE
Gold; welded, chased
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Bodhisattva, Dunhuang, 8th–9th century. Loess, clay, wood; painted
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Bodhisattva, Dunhuang, 8th–9th century. Loess, clay, wood; painted
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