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(1995) Mongolia: The Legacy of Chinggis Khan
The Legacy of Chinggis Khan marks the largest and most significant presentation of Mongolian art ever viewed in the United States. It will be on view in San Francisco July 19 - October 15,1995.

(2005) Genghis Khan and his Heirs, The Empire of the Mongols
Genghis Khan and his Heirs, The Empire of the Mongols. 16 June - 25 September 2005.

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.

Arts Council of Mongolia

Documentation of Mongolian Buddhist Structures

Don Croner Quick Guide to Mongolia
If you have any interest in Mongolia at all, then you must wander through this web site.

Gandan Monastery, Mongolia

Himalayan Art Resources
The mission of Himalayan Art Resources website is to create a comprehensive research database, a virtual museum, of Himalayan and Tibetan art.

Introduction to the Art of Mongolia
Art work from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries by Terese Tse Bartholomew.

Jatakamala Paintings and Stories
Each illustration from this complete set of paintings from Mongolia is accompanied by the corresponding story.

The Legacy of Genghis Khan
Metropolitan Museum of Art Essay Topics.

The Life of Zanabazar (Yeshe Dorje)
The subsequent Mongolian incarnations of Jonang Taranata.

Art, paintings, sculpture and ritual objects from various museum and private collections worldwide along with the Zababazar Museum of Fine Arts.

Mongolia National Fine Arts Museum (Quick Guide)
A quick reference to all painting, sculpture, and galleries at the Mongolia National Fine Arts Museum.

Mongolia: The Bogd Khaan Winter Palace Museum

Mongolia: The Choijin Lama Museum
An old turn of the century Temple dedicated to the Nechung Protector and now converted to a museum. (See images).

Mongolia: Erdene-Zuu Monastery Museum

Mongolia: The Legacy of Chinggis Khan
The most significant presentation of Mongolian art to visit the west.

Mongolia: Museum of Natural History, Ulan Bator

Mongolia: National Museum of Mongolian History

Mongolia: Zanabazar Museum of Fine Art
The Mongolian National Fine Arts Museum, Ulaanbaatar. Quick Guide Outline.

Mongolian Art & Culture
This website developed and hosted by the Arts Council of Mongolia.

Mongolian Art & Culture: Tsam Dance
The ancient religious mask dance, or Tsam, is a significant religious ritual which reflects Buddhist teachings through images.

Mongolian Art and Culture
Thousands of years of nomadic life and the destruction of Mongolia's Buddhist monasteries in the 1930s have greatly limited the survival of pre-twentieth century Mongolian visual art. Still, the earliest examples of Mongolian painting, petroglyphs, date to more than two thousand years ago. Significant paintings also remain from the Uighur people, who lived in the 8th century.

Mongolian Calligraphy
The arrangement of different scripts and letters worked out and used by the Mongol race has a history of almost 2000 years.

Pagpa: 'Phags-pa Script : Description
The 'Phags-pa script was created by the Tibetan monk known as 'Phags-pa (1239-1280) at the behest of Kublai Khan between 1260 and 1269. It was intended for use as the "National Script" of the Mongolian Empire, and was used during 13th and 14th centuries for writing Mongolian, Chinese, Uighur, Tibetan and other languages.

Pagpa: 'Phags-pa Script : Overview
The Phags-pa script is named after its creator, the Tibetan lama known by the title of 'Phags-pa Lama.

Painting Sets: A Unique Feature of Buddhist Art
Sets are a unique feature of Tibetan and Himalayan Buddhist painting. Sets are also a key in recognizing the systems of iconography and teaching lineages portrayed in painting and sculpture.

Phagpa and Zhangzhung Fonts Download
The following Unicode fonts are available for free download. All fonts make use of OpenType technology to produce the correct shaping and joining behaviour. Unfortunately this may not work on all operating systems and with all applications. Windows Vista is recommended.

Russia: Oriental Art Museum in Moscow
A mixed assortment of Himalayan art along with modern paintings by Roerich. (No Url available)

Sculptural Artwork of Zanabazar

Stone Sculpture and Petroglyphs of Central Asia

Tsam Dance Mongolia
This dance performance with masks is a pantomime mystery play, the performances of which are part of the ceremonious services of the Buddhists.