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Old 09-26-2012, 09:16 PM   #1
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Indiana Jones and the Nazi Buddha Statue from Outer Space

Nazi-Acquired Buddha Statue Came From Space (original headline)

It sounds like a mash-up of Indiana Jones' plots, but German researchers say a heavy Buddha statue brought to Europe by the Nazis was carved from a meteorite that likely fell 10,000 years ago along the Siberia-Mongolia border.

This space Buddha, also known as "iron man" to the researchers, is of unknown age, though the best estimates date the statue to sometime between the eighth and 10th centuries. The carving depicts a man, probably a Buddhist god, perched with his legs tucked in, holding something in his left hand. On his chest is a Buddhist swastika, a symbol of luck that was later co-opted by the Nazi party of Germany.

"One can speculate whether the swastika symbol on the statue was a potential motivation to displace the 'iron man' meteorite artifact to Germany," the researchers wrote online Sept. 14 in the journal Meteoritics & Planetary Science.

The iron man first came to Germany after a 1938-1939 Tibet expedition by zoologist and ethnology Ernst Schäfer, who was sent to the region by the Nazi party to find the roots of Aryan origin. The statue then passed into the hands of a private owner.

http://news.yahoo.com/nazi-acquired-...172319961.html

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Old 10-25-2012, 02:59 PM   #3
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Space Buddha Statue May Be a Fake
October 25, 2012

A supposed Buddhist statue allegedly carved from a meteorite 1,000 years ago may not be as ancient as suspected, according to a Buddhism expert who argues that the statue may be a 20th-century fake.

The criticisms don't target the material the statue is carved from, which is an iron- and nickel-rich meteorite from the Siberia-Mongolia border. But outside experts are questioning the statue's origins.

Achim Bayer, a Buddhism expert at Dongguk University in South Korea, argues in a new report that the Buddha statue has obvious "pseudo-Tibetan features," marking it as a European reproduction likely made between 1910 and 1970.

http://news.yahoo.com/space-buddha-s...222701489.html

Fake Space Buddhas!

Is there no shame?

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Old 10-26-2012, 12:46 AM   #4
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Fake Space Buddhas!

Is there no shame?



To go alongside fake nazzy Celtic golden cauldrons.

http://aryan-myth-and-metahistory.bl...-cauldron.html


There was a documentary recently on the cauldron, in which the trail lead to a German goldsmith. A piece likely commissioned by Himmler for his Wewelsburg collection, or something on those lines.

Just like the ancient alien fantasists, those darn nazzies were manufacturing evidence to support their claims.
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