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Dunhuang cave art replicas on display in Italy
From:Xinhua Net  Writer:  Date:2018-02-27
Several replicas of the world-renowned Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes in northwest China's Gansu Province are on display in Italy, according to the cave art administrator.

Replicas of two Mogao caves, frescoes and painted buddha sculptures are on display at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Dunhuang Academy said.

The exhibition, named "The Jewel of the Silk Road: Buddhist Art of Dunhuang," will last until April 8.

Wang Xudong, head of Dunhuang Academy, said the exhibition will help visitors in Venice learn more about the Dunhuang Mogao Caves as well as traditional Chinese culture.

Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes are a 1,600-year-old UNESCO world heritage site. They are also known as the Thousand Buddha Grottoes, located at a cultural and religious crossroads on the ancient Silk Road in Gansu.


 
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