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While digging to build a water drainage system just outside the Emerald Buddha temple in Bangkok, workers uncovered about 130 statues made out of stone that are over 100 years old. The sculptures were stumbled upon and the area was excavated by the Fine Arts Department with the treasure trove of lost art recovered put on display nearby the temple. Many repairs around the perimeter of the temple compound have taken place, with walls being refortified and grounds being dug up for water drainage when a team of workers discovered the statues that are much newer than the temple itself. […]

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