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This index presents a list of ancient author names and terms that are mentioned in the book titled Early Christian Remains of Inner Mongolia: Discovery, Reconstruction and Appropriation. The entries are arranged in alphabetical order. The presence of Nestorian Christians in Inner Mongolia was confirmed by the discovery of a great number of gravestones and settlements along the Shara Muren and Aibagh-in Gol rivers. The material culture documented and examined in the book consists of Nestorian remains from Öngüt settlements and grave sites. The Öngüt lived in walled cities along major caravan routes. The bulk of the Nestorian material described in the book originates from grave sites. The Nestorian Christians in Inner Mongolia used a variety of graves including rock graves, graves with horizontal gravestones, graves with tomb sculptures and graves with pillars.

Keywords:Öngüt settlements; gravestones; Nestorian remains; tomb sculptures



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