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Monday, 03 April 2017 - 13:41
Place where Buddha’s tooth relic was deposited Somawathiya unearthed
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The place where the sacred tooth relic of Gautama Buddha had been deposited before it was placed in the shrine room of the Mahatalakolawewa Ancient temple in Medirigiriya has been unearthed.

The location was identified during the latest archaeological excavation carried out by the Central Cultural Fund.

Excavators also unearthed archaic iron nails, foreign ceramic pieces and beads.

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