Surveying the Silk Road: East/West Contacts Along the Route in Ancient Times
Dallas Museum of Art
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Included in general admission to the Museum; DMA members FREE
Reservations recommended; reserve your seat online or by phone at 214-922-1818.
Join distinguished scholar and author Elizabeth Wayland Barber to explore the Silk Road, the collection of trade routes where luxurious goods, technologies, and ideas were exchanged between East and West. For almost three thousand years, the Silk Road created important paths for traders, merchants, and pilgrims between China and India, the Persian Empire, and Mediterranean countries.