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The Silk Road Art and Culture Diane C. Freedman
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  2 Silk Road Timeline
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  3 Western Empires Persia controlled Middle East to India Alexander the Great of Macedon  conquered the Iranian empire about 330  BCE Introduced Greek language, mythology, and  aesthetics of Greek sculpture Ghandhara – merging of Persian, Indian  and Greek ideas 
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  4 Alexander’s Route
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  5 Taklamakan-Tocharian Mummies 1000 BCE
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  6 On the Silk Road
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  7 Ghandaran Atlas Figures from Pakistan, 2-3 rd  CE
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8 Bodhisattva Maitreya Gandhara Mathura
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9 Roman Centaur motif on Ghandharan Boddhisattva
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10 Rhyton 2nd-1st centuries BCE Parthia –Asian form with Greek motifs
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  11 Gold Pendant with Kushan and Roman  coin designs, Kushan period, early 4th  century CE Constantine the Great   Kushan goddess of good  fortune Ardochsho  
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  12 Zhang Qian’s Mission Zhang Qian was sent by the Han 
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