The Tibet Museum


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The Tibet Museum

Author: Phuntsok Namgyal
Order No. 3086

ISBN-13: 9787500064800

ISBN-10: 7500064802
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Encyclopedia of China Press
Year: 2001
Pages: 216
Size: 8.5×11
Language: Chinese-English
Price: $49.95

The Tibet Museum, located at the southeast corner of the Norbulingka Road in Lhasa, is the first large-size comprehensive modern museum in the Tibet autonomous region. The museum has a rich collection of cultural relics on Tibetan history and culture starting from the prehistoric period. The collection includes title-conferring documents issued in the feudal dynasties, imperial seals, gold albums and gifts. There are also numerous Buddha statues and figure paintings, rare sutras on pattra leaves and birch back, and manuscripts written with gold, silver or coral powder. The collection includes various printed Sanskrit and Tibetan scriptures, and colourful Tangka paintings in different styles. Unique Tibetan handicrafts, costumes, jewellery, gold ware, silver ware and jade ware are also in the collection. This pictorial album depicts the various aspects of Tibetan history and culture, and shows the wisdom and creativity of the Tibetan people.

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