On analysis and preservation of medieval wall painting and sculpture in Kyrgyzstan

During excavations of Chuy valley, Ak-Beshim, Burana and Red River in Kyrgyzstan a Buddhist temple, fragments of sculptures and paintings were discovered. Several archaeological expeditions to explore and preserve these sites have been launched:  Specialists from central institutions of the former USSR dealt with the conservation of the medieval historical sites of Kyrgyzstan. Besides, a UNESCO project was greatly contributing to the preservation of objects of historical-cultural heritage and training of national cadres in this area.

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  • Authors:
    A.T. Sulaymanova
    Era:
    5-15 centuries AD
    Language of article:
    English
    Source:

    Bulletin of IICAS, Volume 11, 2010

    Format:
    PDF
    Countries:
    Kyrgyzstan

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