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Missing head of Buddha statue on Namsan in Gyeongju discovered
Missing head of Buddha statue on Namsan in Gyeongju discovered
CultureJun 3, 2020
The Cultural Heritage Administration announced on Wednesday that it has discovered the head of a stone seated Buddha statue, which is estimated to date from the late Unified Silla period, in conjunction with the Silla Cultural Heritage Research Institute. The head of the statue was found buried on Namsan in Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang Province. “We began our research after the Gyeongju government asked us to find out the original location of the headless statue,” head of Silla Cu