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Baker bakes bread with ancient grains

A teacher in England has baked bread using ancient grain developed by an archaeological botanist. Mr Letts developed the grain in frustration at the modern types of wheat grown in the UK, which produce straw too short for use as roofing thatch. He believed using older varieties where you could get

Neolithic stoneware found in Southern Tibet

Neolithic axes, adzes and chisels have been found in Southern Tibet. Experts of the Shaanxi Provincial Archeology Research Institute and the Tibet Autonomous Regional Cultural Relics Research Institute judged that the stonewares belonged to the Neolithic Age and that the river banks where the stoneware were found saw frequent human activities

7th-century Buddha statue found in India

The tallest Buddha statue ever found in the state of Kargil, India, has been found. The sculpture was discovered during a survey by the officials of the state Archives, Archaeology and Museums Department from Sankoo, a village on Kargil-Suru valley road. “This is a 7th-century monument,” said Khurshid Ahmad Qadri, director of