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Stolen pagoda body returned to Chinese mainland

CHINA-SHANXI-STOLEN PAGODA BODY-RETURN (CN)

Guests attend a donation ceremony for Dengyu stone tower at Shanxi Provincial Museum in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province, April 16, 2017. A donation ceremony was held Sunday for a Taiwanese monastery to return an ancient pagoda body that was stolen 19 years ago from Shanxi Province. Dengyu stone tower, originally located in Dengyu village of Yushe county, Shanxi, features Buddha images carved into the four-faced tower body. The colorful piece was made in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). (Xinhua/Li He)

[ Editor: Wang Peiyao ]

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