|Visual Index of Datong Sites (Site name and description)|
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�n, 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