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Ancient Buddhist site found in Amaravati

by P. Sujatha Varma, The Hindu, May 18, 2016

Amaravati, India -- A clue given by residents of Vaikunthapuram, located in the Amaravati region, led veteran archaeologist E. Siva Nagi Reddy to the remains of a 1st Century B.C. Buddhist site atop a hill in the village.


Buddhist-era lamps found near Indo-Pak border

TNN, May 13, 2016

Amritsar, India -- Earthen lamps dating back to Gautam Buddha's era were found by a villager near the India-Pakistan border in Amritsar district. Balwinder Singh, a resident of Bahadurnagar village situated on the border, found three earthen lamps from a mound.


Buddhist Sculptures Discovered in Ruins of Ancient Shrine

by Owen Jarus, Live Science, April 29, 2016

Swat, Pakistan -- Sculptures and carvings dating back more than 1,700 years have been discovered in the remains of a shrine and its courtyard in the ancient city of Bazira. The sculptures illustrate the religious life of the city, telling tales from Buddhism and other ancient religions.


Six new ancient Buddhist caves found in Sangli

by Mayuri Phadnis, Pune Mirror, Apr 30, 2016

Maharashtra, India -- Discovery by Miraj Itihas Sanshodhak Mandal researcher and Satara professor shifts focus to new district as site of archaelogical potential; caves believed to be from 1st Century AD.


Remnants of Buddhist era settlement found in Sherwan Khurd

By Muhammad Sadaqat, The Express Tribune, March 14, 2016

Abbottabad, Pakistan -- Villagers of Sherwan Khurd, situated some 48 kilometres north-east of Abbottabad city, have discovered an ancient settlement dating back to the Buddhist era.


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