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A Blue Sapphire unearthed

May 22, 2010 4:36:11 AM - itnnews.lk
Reports say that several artifacts, including a blue sapphire, have been unearthed during excavations done near the Jethawana Stupa in Anuradhapura. The Sapphire, which weighs 10 grams and 42 miligrams was found 1.6 metres underground. It is thought to be dating back to the era between 1 A.D and 2 A.D. Several glass and clay beads, [...]