Author: E. N. Anderson

Ancient and Modern Foods from the Tarim Basin

What in the World?

By: E. N. Anderson

Walking through the exhibition Secrets of the Silk Road, one is amazed at the well-preserved mummies and colorful textiles. But perhaps the objects that we can identify with most are the food items that may have been meant to nourish the dead in the afterlife. Is that a spring roll? A wonton? Yes, and they are […]