Thursday, October 29, 2015

Buddha statue, circa 9th century Korea, found

By Lee Sun-young
A Buddha statue found at a temple site in Yangyang, Gangwon Province (Yonhap)
KOREA---A Buddha statue, presumed to date back to the ninth century, has been found in Korea in what archeologists say may be an important new discovery to understanding ancient Buddhist art. The gilt bronze statue, measuring over 50 centimeters in height, was discovered at a temple site in Yangyang, Gangwon Province, where a stone pagoda and other Buddhist relics had earlier been uncovered. [link]