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China to restore eaves to ancient Buddhist grottoes

Archaeologists and engineers at the 15,000-year-old Yungang Grottoes are working to restore protective eaves to slow down weathering of the world heritage site. The restoration is to take two years and cost roughly around 50 million yuan (USD 7.69 million), said Zhang Zhuo, head of Yungang Grottoes Research Institute. He said the