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Buddha antique stolen

Buddha antique stolen
trefwoorden: India - Boeddhabeeld - 3e eeuw
A Buddhist sculpture dating back to 3rd century AD was stolen from a government store house at Phanigiri in Nalgonda district late Sunday night.
The theft has left officials of the Archaeology and Museums Department flummoxed since the object was lying among scores of other stone inscriptions and terracota works in a room. The ability of the intruders to have gauged the rare objectís worth is what is baffling officials. They had excavated the sculpture just six months ago from the Phanigiri site.

Lees verder bij: Times Of India (16 september 2003)