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The Mysterious Ancient Xinjiang Area Was Where the Ancient Civilizations Met
(Tianshannet) Updated: 2008-March-19 16:03:32


Gold Mask Embedded with Ruby, (400-500 AD), unearthed ancient Poma Tomb, Zhaosu, Xinjiang

The general understanding of the ancient Silk Road in term of the areas that it passed by is that it started from Chang'an( the present Xi'an) in the east and went through Hexi Corridor, Gansu and Xinjiang, then further went to Central Asia, West Asia, South Asia and Africa, ended in the ancient Roman Empire of Europe, about 7000 kilometers in length.

The Ruins of Puli Administration Office of the Qing Dynasty(1616-1911 AD), Tashkurgan Talik Autonomous County,Xinjiang

 

Carved Stone Figures in memory of Banchao, a great general of the Eastern Han Dynasty, Kashgar,Xinjiang

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