September 5, 2012

E-travel along the ancient Silk Road

By Kathleen Dannenhold

Zal Riding the Simurgh

Image courtesy of the Seattle Art Museum (copyright reserved)

Zal Riding the Simurgh. Gouache on paper from Iran, late 15th – 16th century.

Sponsored primarily by the Simpson Center for the Humanities, the website Silk Road Seattle is a virtual art exhibit showcasing ancient Eurasian art and cultural interactions across the boundaries of museum collections.

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