Dunhuang Art Exhibition
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The Library Cave (Cave 17) in the Mogao Grottoes, located off the north side of the corridor leading to Cave 16,has an area of about 7.8 square meters. It was originally built between 851 and 867 in the Tang dynasty as a memorial chapel dedicated to an eminent monk. Sometime around the middle of the eleventh century, the monks in the Mogao Grottoes...
Dunhuang is an oasis surrounded by desert and gravel in     [MORE]
Figure 1: Mogao Grottoes along the cliff, Dunhuang    [MORE]
Various religions have flourished in China because     [MORE]
Construction of a Buddhist cave shrine at Dunhuang     [MORE]
1.Central Stupa-Pillar CaveFig.1.Plan and elevation of     [MORE]
Director’s Message
Fan Jinshi (Director) Welcome to the Dunhuang Research Academy’s website!Dunhuang, a small town in northwestern China, is an oasis amid the Gobi desert. It was a gateway to and from China on the ancient Silk Road     [MORE]
Dunhuang Research Academy
Dunhuang Research Academy (DHRA) is a national comprehensive institution responsible for the conservation, management and research of the Mogao Grottoes, a world cultural heritage     [MORE]