1,000-yr-old Chola statue found

A 1000-year-old statue of Raja Raja Chola was found during repair work at the famous Brahadeeswarar temple.

Last Updated: Sep 19, 2010, 09:52 AM IST

Thanjavur (TN): A 1000-year-old statue of
Raja Raja Chola was found during repair work at the famous
Brahadeeswarar temple, an Archaeological Survey of India
official said.

The 1.5-foot tall statue was found by workers while they
were cleaning and repairing the right side of the temple wall
ahead of the 1000th year celebrations on September 24 and
26, K Balasubramanian, ASI officer told reporters.

Brahadeeswarar temple is also known as the Big Temple.

PTI