Researchers Find Nepalese Cave Paintings A Nepalese shepherd leads a team of international researchers to a cave with extraordinary paintings. The paintings appear to be multi-dimensional and include a 25-foot wide mural that has 55 panels. The paintings may date back to the 13th or 14th century.
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Researchers Find Nepalese Cave Paintings

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Researchers Find Nepalese Cave Paintings

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A team of international researchers has discovered cave paintings in a remote, mountainous area of Nepal.

The researchers were guided to the area by a shepherd, who had seen the paintings when he sought refuge in the cave on a rainy day.

The paintings are thought to be from the 13th or 14th century.

Broughton Coburn, who led the expedition, talks to Alex Chadwick.