Ancient Buddhist statue found by Nazi expedition was carved from thousand-year-old meteorite
BERLIN — An ancient Buddhist statue that a Nazi expedition brought back from Tibet shortly before World War II was carved from a meteorite that crashed on Earth thousands of years ago.

What sounds like an Indiana Jones movie plot appears to have actually taken place, according to European researchers publishing in the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science this month. (AP Photo/University of Stuttgart, Elmar Buchner)

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