"The Silk Route and the Diamond Path" opens at NMNH

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"The Silk Route and the Diamond Path," consisting of esoteric art created along the ancient trans-Himalayan trade routes, opens at the Evans Gallery, National Museum of Natural History, and includes rare sculpture, painted scrolls, ritual objects, and fragments of wall paintings.


  • Silk Route and the Diamond Path, The (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1983. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1984, p. 393.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu


May 6, 1983


  • Art
  • Sculpture
  • Thomas M. Evans Gallery (NHB)
  • Silk Road
  • In art
  • Scrolls
  • Silk Road--In art
  • Art objects


Silk Road

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