Excavating the Marquis of Haihun’s Tomb

Ziliang Liu, a Ph.D. Candidate in the History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University, describes his close encounter with a unique Confucius Dressing Mirror once owned by the Marquis of Haihun during his summer research at a Jiangxi archaeological base.

The Old Man and the Book

Xin Wen, Ph.D. candidate in the Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies, describes manuscripts discovered in the Dunhuang caves that tell us about one man’s personal experience of the fall of the Tang Dynasty.