Preserving Vietnam's written heritage

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A feature on a group of librarians at the Han-Nom Research Institute in Hanoi who oversee the storage and preservation of ancient written documents, dating from as early as the 7th century. To make copies of engraved tablets, they used a plaster made from dried banana!

Preserving the past, one banana at a time
Thanh Nien News, 31 October 2010
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