Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road

Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road

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At the Mogao grottoes, a World Heritage Site near Dunhuang in the Gobi Desert, generations of Buddhist monks created hundreds of rock temples. Nearly five hundred of these grottoes remain, lined with painted clay sculptures and wall paintings that depict legends, portraits, customs, and the arts of China over a one-thousand-year period. This volume of symposium proceedings marks the culmination of the first phase of the Getty Conservation Institutea€™s collaborative project with the State Bureau of Culture Relics of the Peoplea€™s Republic of China and the Dunhuang Academy.Conclusions Note References The experimental drip irrigation system described here was implemented in May 1992. By September 1993, only a few ... 1990 The Rain Bird Landscape Irrigation Design Manual. Glendora, Calif.: Rain Birdanbsp;...

Title:Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road
Author:Neville Agnew
Publisher:Getty Publications - 1997-06-19


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