A Nepalese artist restores sacred murals in a monastry in Lo Manthang in Upper Mustang. Photo: AFP A Nepalese artist restores sacred murals in a monastry in Lo Manthang in Upper Mustang. Photo: AFP
A Nepalese artist restores sacred murals in a monastry in Lo Manthang in Upper Mustang. Photo: AFP
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Nepali artists painstakingly restore ‘irreplaceable’ murals in Buddhist monasteries

Last year’s earthquake caused layers of plaster to separate and crack into pieces at the Jampa Lhakhang, where shards of 500-year-old frescos still litter the floor

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A Nepalese artist restores sacred murals in a monastry in Lo Manthang in Upper Mustang. Photo: AFP A Nepalese artist restores sacred murals in a monastry in Lo Manthang in Upper Mustang. Photo: AFP
A Nepalese artist restores sacred murals in a monastry in Lo Manthang in Upper Mustang. Photo: AFP
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