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140 Buddhist sites discovered in Swabi by Maha Thera

Gandhara art

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - The Archaeology & Museums department has discovered 140 archaeological sites and monuments of Buddhist affiliation and revealed rich cultural wealth in Swabi district of NWFP.

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A Beautiful Flower In A Broken Pot by Helena Stavridi

Flower in a pot - ( pic by Dr. Blog )

Our house was directly across the street from the clinic entrance of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. We lived downstairs and rented the upstairs rooms to out patients at the clinic.

One summer evening as I was fixing supper, there was a knock at the door. I opened it to see a truly awful looking man. "Why, he's hardly taller than my eight-year-old," I thought as I stared at the stooped, shriveled body. But the appalling thing was his face, lopsided from swelling, red and raw. Yet his voice was pleasant as he said, "Good evening. I've…

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A Newly found Temple to enrich Borobudur Complex by Fotopoulou Sophia

All of a sudden, attention is focused on Borobudur Temple in Magelang. It turns out a new temple has been found close to Borobudur.

This new historical object, in the form of a base of a temple, was found some 5 kilometers to the north of Borobudur Temple, or to be exact, in Samberan hamlet, Ringin Anom village, Tempuran, Magelang regency, Central Java. It was found in the backyard of a house belonging to a local resident, Wahani, 49.

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Alaska mineworkers discover mammoth tusks by George Delis

Lorna Shaw, a tourism and development specialist with Fairbanks Gold Mining Inc., is dwarfed by three mammoth tusks discovered recently at a mine site north of Fairbanks. Mine officials plan to offer the find to the University of Alaska Museum. (Photo courtesty of Fairbanks Gold Mining Inc.)

FAIRBANKS -- For the second time this year, workers at True North Mine have found what appear to be mammoth tusks.

The tusks were uncovered 25th of march 2003 in the loose, moist dirt of the mine's northcentral pit.

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