For the past few weeks, the Royal Geographical Society has been offering visitors a trip back in time to see the Silk Road through photographs from the 20th and 21st centuries.. “The Silk Road” is the popular name for the land and sea routes connecting Europe, Africa and Asia beginning in the first millenium BCE. This exhibition focuses on photographs showing the Tarim Basin in China taken by the archeologist Marc Aurel Stein (1862-1943).
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