Silk cloth from 2nd century A.D. found

Published on March 21st, 2011 | by Admin

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A piece of silk cloth which dates back to the 2nd century A.D. has been found in Sri Lanka.

The piece of silk cloth was excavated from an ancient Buddhist pagoda, Kotavehera Stupa at Daliwala in Rambukkana of Kegalle district.

Tests conducted by an Australian archeological expert has proven that the piece of cloth belonged to the second century, said the Archeological Commissioner General Dr. Senarath Dissanayake.

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Story: ColomboPage | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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