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Research on the Earrings of the Kizil Caves
Kucha Academy of Xinjiang Zhao Liya
This article will investigate and analyze the earrings of different figures depicted in the Kizil Caves, in order to find their orgin and prove many elements of style in the Kizil Caves come from Central Asia, having followed Buddhism’s progression eastward.
The essay outlines types of adornment fashion and relative customs related to the many kinds of earrings depicted in the Kizil Caves. It will illuminate the Kizil Cave earrings and and supply some new clues for dating and period division of the Kizil Caves.