Goguryeo gave us a magnificent wall paintings in the burial chambers of stone, discovered in South Manchuria – in Tango where to 427 G. was the capital, as well as the frescoes of a later period near Pyongyang.
The painting was applied on the primer or straw with clay or directly on the granite surface of the walls. First applied the black outline, then the drawing surface was painted. The paints contained lead oxide and the adhesive. The black outline was worked again. Close to Tongo in “the Mound with 3 cameras” are clearly visible frescoes of the early period (fourth — first half of V century).
In the passage on the walls depicted a scene of a siege and a wooden pavilion with the couple — the owners of this tomb. In suitable places it is possible to see the architectural elements of ceremonial buildings. In the first chamber can easily see the image of the procession and hunting heroes. In the second chamber (main) on the surface of the walls painted four figures of mythical animals, which play the role of guardians: East blue dragon, West – white tiger, North – the snake entwined with a black turtle and in the South – the red bird.
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Kim Jong – UN is the new leader of North Korea. Discussion on LiveInternet – Russian Service Online Diaries
Apple from the tree… Since the death of Kim Than Ira North Korean media has released a series of photographs of the “Great successor” Kim Jong-UN, in which he visits schools, factories and military bases. These photos are not new to North Korea, were of the same and with the participation of Kim Than Irina and Kim Il Sung. For decades North Korean media praised Kim Jong-Il – a wise, courageous and farsighted ruler. The same thing continues in his son – Kim Jong UN, called him an outstanding marksman, a talented poet, an economic genius and a wise military strategist. However, objective information about Kim Chen Yne little. Doubt even his age – he may be 28, 29 or 30 years. Judging from these photos, he followed in the footsteps of his father, though and with a bit more enthusiasm and expression of emotions.
1. Kim Jong UN observes flight training unit 1017 of the Korean people’s air force. By the way according to his friends, Kim Jong Innocent loves online casino. which is now in the world is becoming more and more popular.
2. Kim Jong UN (8th from left in front row) poses with newly elected members of the Central administrative apparatus of the workers Continue reading
The culture of Japan was the result of a historical process that began with the migration of the ancestors of the Japanese people on the Japanese archipelago from the continent and the emergence of the culture of the Jomon period. Modern Japanese culture was strongly influenced by Asian countries (especially China and Korea), Europe and North America.One of the features of Japanese culture is its long development in the period of complete isolation of the country (policy sakoku) all the rest of the world during the rule of the Tokugawa Shogunate that lasted until the mid XΙX century — the beginning of the Meiji period.On the culture and the mentality of the Japanese was influenced by an isolated territorial situation of the country, geographical and climatic features, as well as specific natural disasters (frequent earthquakes and typhoons), which resulted in a kind of Japanese attitude to nature as a living creature. The ability to admire the immediate beauty of nature as a feature of national character of Japanese, found expression in many art forms of Japan.
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Cultural history of Japan The Jomon (10 thousand years BC — 300 BC) — first examples of ceramics, jewelry and female figurines Continue reading