Tangible Cultural Properties

Some articles on tangible cultural properties:

Independent Administrative Institution National Museum - Overview - Collection, Preservation and Restoration
... The National Museum is involved in continuous efforts to collect tangible cultural properties by purchasing or borrowing them, and accepting donations ... Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara and Kyushu National Museums and to prevent the dispersion of tangible cultural properties and their leaving our national boundary ... In Japan, the objects which are called "tangible cultural properties" have generally been repaired about once every 100 years ...

Famous quotes containing the words properties, tangible and/or cultural:

    A drop of water has the properties of the sea, but cannot exhibit a storm. There is beauty of a concert, as well as of a flute; strength of a host, as well as of a hero.
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