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Harry Potter Star Chart

Agnes Hsu-Tang discusses the Dunhuang star chart and other magical objects from the past, on view in the exhibition "Harry Potter: A History of Magic" through January 27, 2019. Credits:Mogao Cave 96 by David Stanley Exterior of the Mogao Caves, Dunhuang, China, including chambers used by monks for living and meditation by Filckr user eviltomthai. Pelliot cave: Français : Paul Pelliot. Grottes de Mogao. Grotte 163. Niche aux manuscrits. Русский: Поль Пеллио. Пещеры Могао. Пещера 163. Ниша рукописей. English: Paul Pelliot. Mogao Caves. Cave 163. Niche of manuscripts. Date 1908 Source Musée Guimet, archives photographiques, AP8186. Author Charles Nouette (1869-1910)  

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