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Former home of ancient Tibetan man of letters found

Former home of ancient Tibetan man of letters found
trefwoorden: Tibet - schrift - huis - fresco's 4e eeuw
The former residence of the inventor of Tibetan characters has been found in a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region.
A farmer named Baima Samzhub, in Tunba village, Nyemo County, was surprised to find frescos on the wall in his room when removing white lime coating to redecorate.
The township government placed a protection order on the house after receiving a report about the discovery.
After initial research in the village, 140 km from Lhasa, the regional capital, historians and archaeologists believe the house was the former residence of Tunmi Sangbozha, inventor of Tibetan characters who lived about 1,300 years ago.

Lees verder bij: China View (19 oktober 2003)