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Temple yields trove of buried treasure

About 130 stone sculptures excavated after a road near a wall of the Emerald Buddha temple was dug up to build a water drainage system are displayed on the grounds of the royal temple. (Photo: Apichart Jinakul)

About 130 stone sculptures over a century old have been excavated after a road near a wall of the Emerald Buddha temple was dug up to build a water drainage system. They are now being exhibited on the grounds of the royal temple.

The sculptures may have been imported when Siam, as Thailand was formerly known, was trading…

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