The meteorite was officially discovered in 1913, but Elmar Buchner of the University of Stuttgart, Germany, said Thursday the statue could be 1,000 years old.
Nazis found Buddhist statue made from meteorite →
The existence of the 10.6-kilogram (23.4-pound) statue, known as "iron man," was only revealed in 2007 when its owner died and it came up for auction, Buchner told The Associated Press.
Buddhist statue found by Nazis made from meteorite →
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