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Historical languages of the Tarim basin 400-1000 AD

Map Creator(s):   The LINGUIST List (Anthony Aristar)
Source:  Woodard, Roger. 2004. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Date Created:  June 22 2010

Map Description:
This map shows the range of four of the languages spoken in the Tarim basin in the later First Millennium AD. Since the languages have been so long extinct, the areas in which the languages are shown to have been spoken should be seen as only hypotheses.

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