MANSEHRA -- The archaeologists from Hazara University (HU) Monday have discovered more than 2000 years old remains of Buddha civilization at Badho Dheri Gandhian Mansehra.
This was stated by Dr. Shakirullah Chairman Department of Archaeology HU while talking to reporter.He disclosed that the discovery has been made from a site at Badho Dehri Gandhian.
During the excavation we have found utensils made of stone and clay, charcoal and bones. The excavation work at the site had been going on from 2017 under the 'NFCH funded project' for exploration along with hundreds of other Buddhist remains in Mansehra and Haripur regions. Dr. Shakirullah stated that the Buddhist stuppa from Bado Dheri is one of the important discoveries of the 21st century, owing to its unique architecture the site has great potential to attract cultural and religious tourists at national and international level.
Chairman Archaeology department HU disclosed that our first season archaeological investigation at the site unearthed many important ancient remains (i.e. terracotta potsherds, bones, charcoals, stone pestles and grinding stones).
He stated that the most important discovery made at the site is the Buddhist Stuppa constructed of stones in rubble masonry, traces of kanjur facing added to the earlier core of the stupa were also noticed that show later addition, adding Dr. Shakirullah said.Although no inscriptional records...