Dongba hieroglyphic - Photos by JonLijiang, Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China

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Dongba  hieroglyphic, in local language say "Sijiu Lujiu"   which means ancient recording on the rock face or wood.

It is a primitive way of writing and it is still in use by Naxi people in north-west of Yunnan.  Naxi people use it to record event and even write a poem,   there are 1400 word in total, knowing as the last living hierographic in the world. in 2003, the Dongba manuscript was put into the memory heritage list by UNESCO.

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