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(2002) The Silk Road at the Freer Sackler Galleries
Freer-Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian.

A Kushan-period Sculpture from the reign of Jaya Varman, A.D. 185
By Kashinath Tamot and Ian Alsop.

An Early Stone Fragment from Central Nepal
A bodhisattva and a guardian figure by Thomas J. Pritzker.

Archaeology and Landscape in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia
An Inventory and Research Guide for understanding the Cultural Landscapes of the Altai Mountains of Mongolia. A Resource dedicated to the investigation of ancient Altai cultures through a digital archive of monuments. Interactive maps for analyzing the distribution of monument typologies. Texts, images, and maps for understanding the region, its physical character, its cultural history, and the interrelationships of monuments and landscape.

Buddhism in Nepal and Nepal Mandala
This is the summary of the paper presented in Newari during the 'Conference on the Buddhist Heritage of Nepal Mandal' in 1998. Dr.Naresh Man Vajracharya, Vajracharya Preservation Guthi, Kathmandu.

Images of Lost Civilization
The Ancient Rock Art of Upper Tibet by John Vincent Bellezza.

International Dunhuang Project
IDP is a ground-breaking international collaboration to make more than 100,000 manuscripts, paintings and artefacts from Dunhuang and other Silk Road sites freely available on the Internet with top quality colour images.

Jatakamala and the Borobudur Stupa
The Garland of Birth Stories from the Buddha's past lives as the Bodhisattva adapted from the 19th century translation by J. S Speyer and illustrated with 135 images from the Borobudur stupa.

The John C. & Susan L.Huntington Archive of Buddhist and Related Art
A photographic research and teaching archive.

Licchavi Caityas of Nepal
A Solution to the Empty Niche by Ian Alsop

Maps of Central Tibet
The Tibet Map Institute presents a unique map series of Central Tibet.

Metal and Stone Vestiges: Religion, Magic and Protection in the Art of Ancient Tibet
By John Vincent Bellezza. The art of Tibet reaches deep into prehistory. Before the advent of Buddhism in the 7th century A.D., metalworking, painting and carving on stone were already well developed and had assumed a fair degree of refinement.

Murals of Tibet
Murals are the heart and breath of Tibetan painting and serve as an anchor for the study of Himalayan and Tibetan Art History.

New Archaeological Discovories In Tibet
A series of pre-Buddhist archaeological sites in western Tibet by John Vincent Bellezza.

Northern Tibet Exploration
Archaeological Discovories of the Changthang Circuit Expedition 1999 by John Vincent Bellezza.

Stone Sculpture and Petroglyphs of Central Asia

Tashi Kabum: A Cave Temple Associated with Luri Gompa in Upper Mustang, Nepal
By Gary McCue.

Tibet Archaeology
Discovery of hundreds of pre-Buddhist archaeological sites

Tibeto-Logic: "More-or-less monthly musings on mainly antiquarian Tibetological topics of interest to those who like me somehow find something interesting in them." Dan Martin.

The World of the Buddha Footprint