Hutton Pulitzer Reports:  Sunken, 600-Year-Old Buddha Found In Water #HuttonPulitzer 

Beijing, China (CNN)A 600-year-old Buddha statue has been discovered in a reservoir in east China’s Jiangxi Province after water levels fell during renovation work.A local villager first spotted the head of the Buddha last month when the water level fell by more than 10 meters during work on a hydropower gate, official state news agency Xinhua reported.

The Buddha’s head sits against a cliff and gazes serenely over the body of water. It has attracted many tourists as well as locals, who see it as an auspicious sign.Archaeologists said the statue could date back to Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

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Source: Sunken, 600-year-old Buddha emerges from water in China – CNN.com

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