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Ancient Litreature

time:2014年02月12日source:Tibetan museumEdit:DOOJITime:

 

     There are more than 1000 typical books and 300 precious medical books and engraved-on-stone painting blocks in the Exhibition Hall of Ancient Literature. The ancient blocks of Four Medical Tantras and Compendium of Tibetan Materia Medica and others are especially the hotspot in this museum because of their significance in Tibetan medicine system. Especially the manuscripts of Four Medical Tantras exhibited in this hall is the biggest handwritten copy in the world. It is 2 meters long, 1.1 meters wide, 1.5 in weight and 490pages in total. Written on fine Tibetan paper withh a mixture of traditional materials like gold, silver, pearl and coral powders, the project took top Tibetan craftsmen and calligraphy masters 4 years