Discovery of Buddhist Stupa

The Buddhist Channel, Jan 14, 2012

Andhra Pradesh, India -- A Buddhist Stupa site was discovered in Munjuluru Village, Bantumilli Manda, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh by the State Department of Archaeology, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh in 2010 consisting of a hemispherical mound about 10 meters height with rectangular projections at the base on four cordinal directions found in the Village Munjuluru in an extent of 43 cms.

The brick size measures 27x23x7 cms. in the surrounding areas of the mound noticed black and red ware, buff along with conch shells. Broken Ayaka Pillar of lime stone and pitha datable to 5th 6th century A.D. were also noticed.

The State Department of Archaeology & Museums, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh has issued the Notification No.G.O.Ms.No.64, YAT &C (PMU) Deptt., dated 16th June, 2011 for protecting the said ancient monument.
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