Conserving the Diamond Sutra

The British Library recently completed a decade-long project to conserve the oldest dated printed book in the work, a scroll copy in Chinese of the Buddhist text, ‘The Diamond Sutra’ from the Silk Road town of Dunhuang dated to May 868. This short film, made by the International Dunhuang Project at the British Library, tells of the story of the sutra scroll, its science and its conservation.

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http://idp.bl.uk/archives/news38/idpnews_38.a4d

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6 Comments

  1. Anonymous says:
    Posted June 9, 2014 at 9:22 pm | Permalink

    IDP please consider changing the images license to Creative Commons
    partially at least

  2. Anonymous says:
    Posted June 9, 2014 at 9:22 pm | Permalink

    The British Library recently completed a decade-long project to conserve
    the oldest dated printed book in the work, a scroll copy in Chinese of the
    Buddhist text, ‘The Diamond Sutra’ from the Silk Road town of Dunhuang
    dated to May 868. This short film, made by the International Dunhuang
    Project at the British Library, tells of the story of the sutra scroll, its
    science and its conservation.

  3. Anonymous says:
    Posted June 9, 2014 at 9:22 pm | Permalink
  4. Anonymous says:
    Posted June 9, 2014 at 9:22 pm | Permalink

    The British Library recently completed a decade-long project to conserve
    the oldest dated printed book in the work, a scroll copy in Chinese of the
    Buddhist text, ‘The Diamond Sutra’ from the Silk Road town of Dunhuang
    dated to May 868. This short film, made by the International Dunhuang
    Project at the British Library, tells of the story of the sutra scroll, its
    science and its conservation.

  5. Anonymous says:
    Posted June 9, 2014 at 9:22 pm | Permalink
  6. Anonymous says:
    Posted June 9, 2014 at 9:22 pm | Permalink

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