Materials at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris. Of the thousands of fifth to tenth century documents which came from a temple grotto at Tun-huang the better materials are to be found in the Collection Pelliot in Paris. This contains documents about half in Chinese, and the rest in Tibetan, Sogdian, and the Kucha, Khotan and Uighur languages. Access to them is to be had in the manuscript room of the Bibliothèque Nationale where Madame Guignard is in charge of the Oriental materials. There are two catalogues of the rolls; both are unique copies in longhand. The numbers mentioned below refer to the actual numbers on the rolls according to which they are arranged in storage and may be requested by readers.

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