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Offline t

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Recent discovery of “earliest Buddhist shrine” a sham?
« on: December 17, 2013, 05:54:21 am »

In the December 2013 issue of the archaeological journal Antiquity
there appears an article by several authors,
headed by Prof. Robin Coningham of Durham University.
Its appearance has been successfully managed to secure international publicity.
The article was embargoed until a specified hour,
timed to immediately succeed an announcement to the press in the USA.
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Re: Recent discovery of “earliest Buddhist shrine” a sham?
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2013, 07:15:31 am »
Well, it's not like DhammaSeeker and I didn't see this one coming --- the claims were suspect right from the start:

http://www.freesangha.com/forums/coffee-lounge/new-archaeological-research-from-nepal/

 


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