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China's earliest paper painting discovered in NW China

China's earliest paper painting discovered in NW China
trefwoorden: China - Yumen - papier - schilderij - 4e eeuw
Archaeologists have discovered a paper painting, dating back about 1,600 years, possibly China's earliest known example of the medium, in northwest China's Gansu Province.
Archaeologists have discovered a paper painting, dating back about 1,600 years, possibly China's earliest known example of the medium, in northwest China's Gansu Province.
Bian Qiang, deputy head of Gansu Provincial Archaeological Research Institute, said the painting, 80 cm long and 40 cm wide, was discovered on a wooden coffin unearthed from a tomb built in the Wei Kingdom-Jin Dynasty period (220-420) in Yumen City.

Lees verder bij: People's Daily (17 september 2003)