Scrolls found inside statue of Buddha in Nara

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tags: Japan, Archeology, Buddhist Statue

A probe has found many scrolls and other artifacts inside a centuries-old statue of Buddha in the ancient Japanese capital of Nara.

It was previously known that the seated Monju Bosatsu statue at Hokkeji temple contained something inside, but no one knew what was actually there.

The statuette likely dates back more than 700 years.

Read entire article at NHK World

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