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Introduction to 30 caves in the digitalization sponsorship list


The Dunhuang Research Academy has provided introductory information with photos on 30 of the 167 caves open to digitalization sponsorships. The 30 caves covers 12 time segments of 9 dynasties over the period 421-1368AD. The following list provides the embedded links to the introductory information on respective caves in chronological dynastic order. Simply click on the cave number to understand more about the cultural treasures within the cave. In case you are interested to consider sponsoring the digitalization of one of these or other caves, or other conservation and populariztion projects for the Dunhuang cause, you are most welcome to contact us directly.

Northern Liang 421-439AD

M275

Northern Wei 439-534AD

M254

M257

M259

Western Wei 534-556AD

M249

M285

Northern Zhou 557-581AD

M290

M296

M428

Sui 581-618AD

M420

M427

Early Tang 618-705AD

M057

M220

M322

M323 (Early Tang –Song 618-960AD)

High Tang 705-781AD

M023

M045

M079

M103

M148

M217

Middle Tang 781-848AD

M159

Late Tang 848-907AD

M014

M016

M017

M156

M196

Five Dynasties 907-960AD

M061

Northern Song 960-1127 AD

M055

Yuan 1271-1368AD

M465

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