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Fringe CT Scan Reveals Buddha Statue is Actually a Tomb for a Mummified Monk

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A CT scan has recently revealed that a Buddha statue is actually a tomb, containing the mummified remains of what scholars believe is the body of Buddhist master Liuquan, a monk who lived in the 1100’s. The statue is currently on display at Drents Museum in Assen, Netherlands. The exhibit marks the first time the ‘Buddha Mummy’ has even been seen outside of China.

The CT scan was performed at the Meander Medical Centre in Amersfoort where doctors took samples of yet unidentified material and examined the thoracic and abdominal cavities as well as bone samples for DNA testing. For more information visit Drents Museum.

http://twistedsifter.com/2015/02/ct-scan-reveals-buddha-statue-is-tomb-for-mummified-monk/

more detailed article (forgive google translate, I'm not going to do it myself):
https://translate.google.it/translate?sl=it&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=it&ie=UTF-8&u=http://www.focus.it/cultura/storia/il-monaco-buddista-che-medita-da-900-anni&edit-text=

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@Swah don't you want to see it?
 
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Swah

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I've seen the news post about it, and I must say that it's quite interesting indeed.
I think both me and the SO might go and see it, someday.
 

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Trippy. MRI's are so sensitive, I wonder if there were any qualms with sending an unknown composition through a CT.