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Monastery returns pagoda body after 19-year nationwide search

Nearly 20 years after being stolen, a 1,300-year-old stone Buddhist pagoda body has been returned to its home of northern Shanxi province with the best wishes from pilgrims across the Taiwan Straits, officials said Sunday.

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Authorities hot on trail of missing cultural relics

Chinese study estimates up to 10 million artifacts from China scattered worldwide

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Owner to send back preserved monk relic

The Dutch owner of a 1,000-year-old Buddha statue containing a mummified monk has said he will return the artifact to China within a month.

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Artifacts show place of yak in highland culture

For Tibetans, yaks have many uses, providing a source of milk, fur and even fuel made from dried dung, but the recent donation of a number of yak-related artifacts to a local museum shows the creature’s profound cultural significance.  Tsering Tashi donated 86 precious artifacts to the Tibet Yak Museum in September. They included a […]

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