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Professor Robin Coningham Works at the Site of Buddha's Birth

Caption: Archaeologists Robin Coningham (left) and Kosh Prasad Acharya direct excavations within the Maya Devi Temple, uncovering a series of ancient temples contemporary with the Buddha. Thai monks meditate.

Credit: Ira Block/National Geographic

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