Nancy Steinhardt (email@example.com) serves as department chair and professor of East Asian art at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of China’s Early Mosques, forthcoming from Edinburgh University Press.
Figure 1. The entrance to the Great East Mosque at Kaifeng (Source)
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This article appeared originally in the Saudi Aramco World, Vol. 65, issue 6, November/December 2014, p. 14. For the online version, with figures, see: Blair, S. & Bloom, J: The Back-Road...