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East Asia: Researchers repair 5,000 square metres of fresco in 70 years
To protect the cultural relics in Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, Chinese preservationists and researchers have been "examining and healing" the frescoes and other relics since the establishment of Dunhuang Protection Agency in 1944. Till now, more than 5,000 square meters of fresco and 280 grottoes have been repaired.

Researchers repair 5,000 square metres of fresco in 70 yearsResearchers repair 5,000 square metres of fresco in 70 yearsResearchers repair 5,000 square metres of fresco in 70 years

Researchers repair 5,000 square metres of fresco in 70 years
Researchers repair the fresco in the 98th Mogao Grottoes, Sept. 3, 2014 
[Credit: Xinhuanet/Chen Bin]

Source: Xinhuanet [September 05, 2014]