Visual Index of Datong Sites (Site name and description)
Yungang Grottoes Yungang Grottoes (5th century onward)
China's first major stone-carved grottoes.


All images copyright 1987, 2003 by Professor Robert D. Fiala of Concordia University, Nebraska, USA

Carswell, James O. Written and Unwritten: A New History of the Buddhist Caves at Yungang
  University of British Columbia Press, 1988. Vancouver

Fu Xinian, et al. Chinese Architecture. Nancy S. Steinhardt, trans. and expanded on text
  Yale University Press, 2002. New Haven

Liou, Caroline, et al. Lonely Planet: China. 7th ed.
  Lonely Planet Publications, 2000. Melbourne

Scarpari, Maurizio. Ancient China: Chinese Civilization From Its Origins To the Tang Dynasty
  Barnes and Noble, 2001. New York

Sir´┐Żn, Osvald. Chinese Sculpture from the Fifth to the Fourteenth Century. 4 vols. in 2.
  Hacker Art Books, 1970. New York

Soper, Alexander C. Imperial Cave-Chapels of the Northern Dynasties: Donors, Beneficiaries, Dates
  ARTIBUS ASIAE, vol. 28 (1966), pp. 241-270.

Sullivan, Michael. The Arts of China. 4th ed
  University of California , 1999. Berkeley

Watson, William. The Arts of China to AD 900
  Yale University Press, 1995. New Haven

Wood, Francis, with Neil Taylor. China Blue Guide
  A. C. Black, 2001. London