Found: 2,000-year old buildings collapsed by earthquake

Published on April 5th, 2011 | by Admin


Archaeologists in Nepal have found the remains of 2,000-year-old buildings which collapsed in an earthquake, possibly in the 5th century A.D.

They were found during an excavation in Kichakbadhsthal in Jhapa district. Remains of walls made of bricks measuring 36 cm long, 26 cm wide and five centimeters thick have been unearthed. An earthen lamp and an urn were also found.

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Story: Sify | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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