The Buddha and Dr Fuhrer: An Archaeological Scandal

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This true account of the scandal that enveloped the discovery in 1898 of an inscribed casket said to contain the ashes of the Buddha, is set against the background of the high noon of the British Raj. In January 1898 a British landowner, William Claxton Peppe, excavated a large Buddhist brick stupa on his estate close to India's border with Nepal. At a depth of 24 feet he uncovered a huge stone coffer. What made this discovery so important was an inscription found on the top of one of the reliquary caskets - declaring it to ...

The Buddha and Dr Fuhrer: An Archaeological Scandal 2011, Haus Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781906598907

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The Buddha and Dr Fuhrer: An Archaeological Scandal 2009, Haus Pub., London, England

ISBN-13: 9781905791934

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