Buddha Statue: Possibly Fake, Still From Space
Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer
Date: 25 October 2012 Time: 11:21 AM ET
|A Buddha statue dating back to the 8th to 10th centuries is carved from a rare iron meteorite.
CREDIT: Elmar Buchner
"Honestly, that is what we expected," said Elmar Buchner, who along with his colleague reported on the statue in September in the journal Meteoritics & Planetary Science. "We heard so many opinions from so many experts in art history and experts for Buddhism on the origins and the age of the statue prior to and after the publication."
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