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Centuries-old Nandi statues unearthed near Mysore

July 20, 2019 - General

A pair of centuries-old Nandi statues, carved out of monolithic soapstone, have been unearthed from a dried lake bed in Arasinakere, about 20 km from Mysore, a city in India’s southwestern Karnataka state.

Credit: Department of Archaeology, Museums and HeritageThe locals, particularly the senior citizens of the village, had earlier been aware of the presence of the Nandis, whose heads appeared to peep out partially whenever the water…

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