Part of Borobudur relief found

A relief that was supposedly part of Borobudur was returned to the temple custodians by a local villager.

photo credit: micahcraig

Temple’s Relief Stone Studied
Tempo Interaktif, 26 January 2012

The Borobudur Temple Conservation Agency received an ancient relief stone found by a Mendalan villager in Magelang, yesterday.

The square stone was allegedly part of the temple’s relief. “We’ll conduct further study,” said Yudi Suhartono, the documentation and publication group work’s coordinator, yesterday.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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