In Eastern China due to the fall of the water level in the reservoir was discovered an ancient Buddha statue. The water level in the reservoir dropped more than 10 meters due to repair the lock gates. As a result, the surface appeared the head of a statue of the Buddha carved into the rock.
The first relic was found by the locals, are now finding studied by the archaeologists. They assume that the statue was created in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), its age is more than 350 years.
According to scientists, at the bottom of the reservoir, at the feet of the Buddha, is an ancient temple. The researchers intend to study it with the help of scuba equipment.