Dr. Mark Norell, Curator with the American Museum of Natural History, gives an introduction during a press preview of the exhibition 'Travelling the Silk Road: Ancient Pathway to the Modern World' at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles, California on December18, 2013. The exhibition, which opens from December 22, 2013 to April 13, 2014, brings to life the most celebrated trade route in human history through evocative sights, sounds and objects, including fun and intriguiging interactive displays. (AFP/Getty Images)
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