In Afghanistan, the new found Buddhist statues

December 2, 2011 12:52

Employees of a Chinese company engaged in the development of copper mines, found in Afghanistan, several Buddha statues on the site of an ancient Buddhist monastery. At the moment, archaeologists are trying to save what's left of buildings built in the VII century. BC

The remains of buildings have been found working out of China Metallurgical Group, which plans to develop the world's second-largest copper mine, located in the rubble.

In total, the site was discovered more than 150 articles. Now it has a team of 15 Afghan archaeologists, three French experts, and a few dozen workers, reports Daily Mail.

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