Tag Archive: Antiquity

Ancient Chinese Buddha Statue Has A Mummy With Surprises Inside





” A 1,000-year-old Buddha statue from China has revealed some surprises, after being given a thorough medical exam, including CT scans and an endoscopy.

  The statue contains the mummified body of the Buddhist master Liuquan of the Chinese Meditation School, according to the Meander Medical Center in Amersfoort, Netherlands, where the statue was scanned.

  The Drents Museum in Assen, Netherlands, which exhibited the statue last year as part of its “Mummy World” exhibition, said the monk lived around the year 1,100.

  Some scans showing the mummy were taken prior to the exhibition, and a second round of scanning was done in September after the exhibition was taken down. “


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Conflict History

maps out wars and conflicts around the globe on a timeline from antiquity to the present day .  It lists the wars of the day on a global map that functions just like Mapquest or Google . You can zoom in on the terrain , get  satellite views and read details of the battles themselves as well as links to outside sources . Very Cool Stuff