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Posted on 06/20/2020 5:52:16 PM PDT by marshmallow
A huge marble cross discovered high in the mountains of Baltistan is thought to be up to 1,200 years old
A Christian cross believed to be up to 1,200 years old and weighing more than three tons has been discovered in Skardu in northern Pakistan.
A three-member expedition team from the University of Baltistan, Skardu, discovered the huge marble cross high in the mountain range of Kavardo in Baltistan.
The team led by vice-chancellor Muhammad Naeem Khan together with director of academics Zakir Hussain Zakir and director of external links Ishtiaq Hussain Maqpoon visited the site to study the cultural find accompanied by local villagers and mountain guides.
The huge cross of marble rock weighing 3-4 tons and measuring approximately 7x6 feet has been found some two kilometers from the base camp, high in the mountains of Kavardo, Baltistan, overlooking the Indus River, the team said in a press release on June 14.
According to initial estimates, the cross is believed to be 1,000 to 1,200 years old.
Khan described the discovery of the cross as if "it descended on Karakarum directly from the heavens."
According to researcher Wajid Bhatti, it is a Thomanian cross and one of the biggest crosses discovered on the subcontinent.
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Take plenty of pics because it will be blown to smithereens in 3... 2...
Well before islam ever got there
Oh Islam was there already. At this point Christians were living within the various Caliphates.
Won’t be long before the muzzies destroy it.
$hit! What did it take to make it slave labor?
Islam arrived in Pakistan in 711.
It appears to be about 400 years after islam.
Probably in an old church they destroyed.
[snip] Within Islam, the major religion in Pakistan, there are different factions: Shia, Sunni, Ismaili. Baltistan practices predominantly Nurbakhshi Shiism and Sufism, the latter being the majority among the Balti people of the eastern region, where the Hushe Valley is located. [/snip]
Thomanians mentioned in Herodotus:
Pakistan did not exist in 711.
It looks a little difficult to hide.
This should not have been announced.
The Taliban will now find it and destroy it.
Did the dirt that it rests on exist?
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