Major organization : ISIAO
ISTITUTO ITALIANO PER L~AFRICA E L~ORIENTE IN LIQUIDAZIONE COATTA AMMINISTRATIVA
One may get an idea of the amount and importance of the texts and images acquired by Tucci in Tibet just by glancing through the volumes of Elena De Rossi Filibecks Catalogue of the Tucci Tibetan Fund in the IsIAO
Library (Roma, 2003) and of Tucci's monumental Tibetan Painted Scrolls (Roma, 1949)) where over 231 paintings (17) are published with their descriptions.
Fabrizio Torricelli See Ellena De Rossi Filibeck, Catalogue of the Tucci Tibetan Fund in the library of IsIAO
This double volume is a model of careful editing and utility, a fitting tribute alike to the honorand, the editors, and the Rome Oriental Series of the IsIAO
. It will do much to consolidate the scattered foundations of Iranian studies and encourage new construction.