Lovely documentary about restoring a secco Buddha paintings in a huge deteriorating temple. Italian fresco expert advises the locals and helps in restoration, guiding the work. Another expert, an architect, leads the structural shoring up, done with what adobe.
The Indian Sub Continent as a whole comprising of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri lanka, Bhutan, Myanmar and to a great extent Tibet was the birth place of civilization - a melting pot for cultures and civilizations.
Before Leonardo da Vinci painted The Last Supper, Tibetan craftsmen were creating stunning artistry of their deities in the remote Himalayan kingdom of Mustang. In Lost Treasures of Tibet, NOVA goes behind the scenes with the first conservation team from the West, as it undertakes the painstaking restoration of these ancient masterpieces and the beautiful monasteries that house them.
Directed by: Liesl Clark