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20Sep 18

The Met will return two ancient sculptures to India

Two ancient Indian sculptures have spent years on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. In 2018, the Met and the Indian government agreed that both will be returned to India. An eighth-century stone sculpture of Hindu Goddess Durga Mahishasuramardini was donated to the Met…

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22Aug 17

Sanskrit may have foreign origins

New genetic evidence suggests that Sanskrit, a written language of Hinduism, evolved out of an earlier European language brought by migrants. Such a history has long been theorized, but new research seems to show a direct genetic link between modern Indians and ancient Europeans. If confirmed, it would be a…

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