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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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