The statue of the Buddha with the mummified remains of a monk inside exhibited at the Mummy World Exhibition in Budapest. The statue has since been returned to its buyer in the Netherlands. Photo: Reuters
The statue of the Buddha with the mummified remains of a monk inside exhibited at the Mummy World Exhibition in Budapest. The statue has since been returned to its buyer in the Netherlands. Photo: Reuters

‘Stolen’ 1,000-year-old mummified remains of Chinese monk turn up in Hungarian museum

The cultural authorities in Fujian allege that the museum has exhibited a statue containing the body parts

The statue of the Buddha with the mummified remains of a monk inside exhibited at the Mummy World Exhibition in Budapest. The statue has since been returned to its buyer in the Netherlands. Photo: Reuters
The statue of the Buddha with the mummified remains of a monk inside exhibited at the Mummy World Exhibition in Budapest. The statue has since been returned to its buyer in the Netherlands. Photo: Reuters
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