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Buddhist Statue Made From Meteorite
The Hindu ^ | 10/1/12 | AP

Posted on 10/01/2012 6:24:59 AM PDT by marshmallow

Edited on 10/01/2012 7:04:33 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

An ancient Buddhist statue that a Nazi expedition brought back from Tibet shortly before World War II was carved from a meteorite that crashed on Earth thousands of years ago.

What sounds like an Indiana Jones movie plot appears to have actually taken place, according to European researchers publishing in the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science this month.


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1 posted on 10/01/2012 6:25:00 AM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

Interesting statue and I agree with Mr. Yin.


2 posted on 10/01/2012 6:51:36 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: marshmallow

I think the statue was inside the meteorite.


3 posted on 10/01/2012 6:54:04 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: marshmallow
Buddhist Statue Made From Meteorite

Islamists deeply conflicted.

4 posted on 10/01/2012 7:12:00 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: marshmallow

http://www.buddhas-online.com/swastika.html


5 posted on 10/01/2012 8:11:35 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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