Surveying the Silk Road: East/West Contacts Along the Route in Ancient Times

Distinguished scholar and author Elizabeth Wayland Barber explores the Silk Road, the collection of trade routes where luxurious goods, technologies, and ideas were exchanged between East and West. For almost three thousand years, the Silk Road created important paths for traders, merchants, and pilgrims between China and India, the Persian Empire, and Mediterranean countries.

April 21, 2011

Horchow Auditorium


  • Boshell Family Lecture Series on Archaeology