News: Statue found in Dhulikhel

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"Archaeologists and heritage conservationists are excited about the recent discovery  of an ancient statue in Dhulikhel. . . .The statue is thought to be of an ancient Kirat goddess. It resembles a Kirati woman, and is believed to be of the Kirat period. . . Udhav Acharya, an archaeologist, states that the features of this particular statue show that its origin dates back to primordial times. 'The features of this statue coincide with few other statues from the second or third century BC. It is unequivocally one of the oldest statues in Nepal,' he added."

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