Die Buddhistische Spätantike in Mittelasien.
Die Manichaeischen Miniaturen

von Le Coq A.

Albert von Le Coq: Die Buddhistische Spätantike in Mittelasien. Ergebnisse der Kgl. Preussischen Turfan-Expeditionen (Berlin 1922-1933).

  • vol. 1 – Die Plastik (1922)
  • vol. 2 – Die manichäischen Miniaturen (1923)
  • vol. 3 – Die Wandmalereien (1924)
  • vol. 4 – Atlas zu den Wandmalereien (1924)
  • vol. 5 – Neue Bildwerke (1926)
  • vol. 6 – Neue Bildwerke II (1928)
  • vol. 7 – Neue Bildwerke III (1933)

Record of items collected by the four German expeditions to Central Asia. The German expeditions were organized between 1902 and 1914. The first expedition was led by Albert Grünwedel, a specialist in Indian studies, and surveyed various areas in Khocho, Sangim and Murtuq. The second expedition was joined by Albert von le Coq, and principally carried out excavations around the Turfan Oasis. The third expedition also conducted excavations in Turfan and also in Kucha, Kumtura, Kizil and Kharashahr. The fourth expedition implemented thorough studies of the area around Kucha, and also visited Achik-ilek, Subash and Tumschuq near Maralbashi.

Vol.2 Manichaean Miniatures. Records the spread of Manichaeism, a biography of Mani, Mani and his art and writings, types of documents, techniques for miniatures, the place of Manichaeism miniatures in the history of art, and locations of art finds including Chotscho, Yarhoto, Toyuk, Murtuq and the Sangim Valley. Tafel1-8b.