''SHANGRI-LA'' CAVE PICTURES: Art, Texts, Bones Revealed

''SHANGRI-LA'' CAVE PICTURES: Art, Texts, Bones Revealed
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An expedition team member holds a human skull found in the remote Mustang caves of Nepal.

In 2008 the team found 600-year-old human remains in what appears to be a burial chamber, suggesting that at some point the sacred caves were used to hold the dead.

ON TV Lost Cave Temples of the Himalayas and Secrets of Shangri-La premiere Wednesday, November 18, on PBS (check local listings).
—Photograph courtesy Kris Erickson
 
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