DRENTS, Netherlands, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Asia is littered with statues of the Buddha. But only one (that researchers know about) hides a mummy inside. The ancient statue was discovered in China, but has been on display in the Netherlands in recent years.
Last year, researchers took the statue from its home at the Drents Museum to the Meander Medical Centre in Amersfoort, Netherlands. The statue was subjected to a CT scan and endoscopy, drawing small slender samples from the statue's interior.