THE MYSTERIES OF THE GOBI DESERT

@article{Hare2009THEMO,
  title={THE MYSTERIES OF THE GOBI DESERT},
  author={J. Hare},
  journal={Asian Affairs},
  year={2009},
  volume={40},
  pages={408 - 417}
}
  • J. Hare
  • Published 2009
  • History
  • Asian Affairs
An account of archaeological finds in two great Chinese deserts, the Gobi and the Lop. They now seem utterly inhospitable, yet they were once inhabited, witness the abandoned city of Lou Lan in the Lop, discovered by Sven Hedin in 1893 and subsequently further excavated by Aurel Stein. The graves and mummies discovered there and in the Gobi have given rise to one of the great mysteries of Asia. Who are these people, who lived in the area and seemingly predated the arrival of Chinese settlers by… Expand
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