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Self-mummified male detected inside ancient Buddha statue

Coated in bullion paint and laquer, a papier-mache Buddha could have been smuggled from a nunnery in Southeastern China during a Cultural Revolution. Eventually, it found a approach to a Netherlands, where, in 1996, a private owners consecrated for it to be restored.

Upon lifting a Buddha from a wooden platform, however, a restorer was astounded to find a rolled-up weave carpet, stamped with Chinese writing, underneath a knees. Removing a pillows suggested a mummy.

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