monks and merchants

Asia Society
silk road treasures


heavenly horses

nomad rulers

buddhism and china

buddhist cave temples



merchants and currencies

the tang dynasty

the silk road



The Asia Society gratefully acknowledges the Monks and Merchants: Silk Road Treasures from Northwest China donors who have made the exhibition and its associated catalogue, performances, and educational and public programs possible.

J. P. Morgan Chase & Company
The W.L.S. Spencer Foundation
The Starr Foundation
National Endowment for the Humanities
The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.
E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Individuals of Gansu Dotcom