Item C6510 - PHOTO0000003453

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FR PUNES AG 12-Photo-CLT-C6510

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PHOTO0000003453

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  • 1969 (Creation)

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1 black-and-white photo print.

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English transcription: The Borobudur Temple, approximately 115 x 115 metres at its base rising some 23 metres, excluding the terminal stupa, was built around 1100 years ago. It is facing destruction through gradual disintegration. Upon request of the Indonesian Government, UNESCO has sent experts to advise on the restoration and conservation of this important monument and preliminary steps have been taken in order to save Borobudur. Shown here are details of sculptures on the temple.
French transcription: Le temple de Boroboudour (env. 115 x 115 m. à la base et 23 m. de hauteur, non compris le stupa terminal) a été construit il y a quelque 1100 années. Malheureusement, cette magnifique construction menace ruine par désintégration progressive des matériaux qui la composent. A la demande du Gouvernement indonésien, l'UNESCO a envoyé sur place des experts afin d'y étudier les meilleurs moyens de restauration et de conservation, à la suite de quoi les premières mesures ont été prises pour sauver cet important monument. Ici, détail de sculptures du temple.
Description: Photograph showing detail with people sculptures on the monument Borobudur, a Buddhist temple. We can see many Buddha figures with bols and jewellery.
Location: Borobudur (Central Java)

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UNESCO / Marc Riboud. See Reproduction notice here: Photographic Archives

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  • French

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  • Latin

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PHOTO0000003453

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ENV_00083

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