PHOTO: BOB HUDSON. – TAASA Review March 2011


This article was originally found in the March 2011 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 20, Issue 1, Page 10).

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The most unusual of the finds are two reliquaries carved from translucent quartz (silicone dioxide, also called rock crystal) and decorated with gold.

A bulbous stupa has a removable top to allow access to a vertical central chamber which contains granular material.

A second reliquary resembles a large canine tooth with a similar central tube...