Robots Guarded Buddha’s Relics in a Legend of Ancient India

March 18, 2019 - General
Two small figures guard the table holding the Buddha’s relics. Are they spearmen, or robots?

As early as Homer, more than 2,500 years ago, Greek mythology explored the idea of automatons and self-moving devices. By the third century BC, engineers in Hellenistic Alexandria, in Egypt, were building real mechanical robots and machines.

Source: origins

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