Category Archives: South and Southeast Asia

Pakistan Reclaims Buddha Statue as a Cultural Artifact

After being informed that an extremely valuable 3rd or 4th century statue of a fasting Buddha had been advertised as up for auction by the arts auction house Christie, UNESCO put a halt to the auction and Islamabad’s Department of … Continue reading

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Angkorian Statues Uncovered in Cambodia

  Two large headless Buddha statues have been uncovered during an excavation at the Ta Prohm temple in the Angkor Wat palace complex. Both statues are headless- if they were complete, they would be around 10 feet tall, making them … Continue reading

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