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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Textile (fragment). Yellow silk.

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 4 inches
  • Curator's comments

    This record is being updated as part of the Stein Project in the Department of Asia.

  • Bibliography

    • Stein 1907 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    The 1907-11-11 group refers to objects from Stein's First Central Asian Expedition, 1900-01. According to Stein's Introduction to 'Ancient Khotan' (1907), the expedition was funded by the Governments of India, the Panjab (Punjab) and from provincial funds of Bengal. All the finds were shipped to London for sorting, research and publication. The Government of India then recommended that Dr Rudolf Hoernle, together with the British Museum, should determine the distribution of the finds (BM Archives, Stein Papers, CE32/23/5).

  • Department


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • ? (Stein no. (incorrect))

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