Freer Expedition Excavates Near Nanking

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Carl W. Bishop, associate curator of the Freer Gallery of Art, leads an expedition to excavate tombs near Nanking, China. The site dates to the Liang Dynasty.


  • Bishop, Carl Whiting 1881-1942
  • Freer Gallery of Art


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1930. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1930, p. 60.

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Spring 1929


  • Tombs
  • Archaeology
  • Antiquities
  • Expeditions
  • Museums
  • China--Antiquities
  • Archaeologists
  • Museum curators
  • Fieldwork



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