Oldest Buddhism literature in Chinese discovered in N. China
Some of the slates are as large of magazines we read and some of them are as small as nail.
Researchers with the Lushun Museum in Lushun city of Liaoning Province devoted themselves to sticking the fragments together and make them into a book.
It took two months for them to complete the work, combining totally 14 pieces into 11 tablets, the smallest of which contains fewer than ten characters.
By People's Daily Online