Rare statue found in a debris field

Archaeologists in Kunan village (Bandipora district in North Kashmir) discovered a rare statue dating back to the Karkota era (600 AD- 800 AD). The artwork in form of a memorial stone slab was found during an excavation conducted to remove the debris from the local playing area.

Ancient sculptures found in Pakistan

Sculptures and carvings dating back more than 1,700 years have been discovered in the remains of a shrine and its courtyard in the ancient city of Bazira (Pakistan). One of the sculptures, carved in green schist, depicts a prince named Siddhartha leaving a palace on a horse named Kanthaka.

Oldest bone tools found in China

Archaeologists from Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Université de Bordeaux presented the results of analysis of  17 bone tools recovered the Palaeolithic site of Ma’anshan Cave, Guizhou Province (Southern China).