Palembang - A Buddha statue made of bronze up to 17 cm wide and 7 cm with 7 cm thickness Museum collection Balaputra Dewa, Palembang, and be lost to the present existence is not clear
Placard displayed in a cabinet in the museum exhibition, the statue is a monument to the Kingdom of Sriwijaya XI century BC.
The statue is worth hundreds of millions of rupiah was displayed during this exhibition in the cabinet made of glass 30 cm thick in the exhibition space II Museum Balaputra Dewa. In the poster also mentioned, the Buddha statue in the identification of the hands and Mudra is realized as the Buddha was sitting in the position padmasana up with the right hand in the lift, while the leg is in attitude pralambhavadasana or sit cross-legged like people are be imprisoned.
"We have to get there, but the museum is not cooperative. Do not even report the incident to the officer, "said the Head of Police Sector Sukarame AKP FX Irwan Arianto, Thursday (12 / 3).
Although museum officials not to report, Irwan clear, the police keep moving to the place of occurrence. However, many of the damaged, including fingerprints.
Head of the Museum of Balaputeradewa, Syafei Wahid, will report this incident because it is still doing internal inspections. "We do not want to guess who suspect involved in this case. The clear, is to report to the Head of Department of Education and Culture South Sumatra," he said.
Buddha statue at 17 cm, width 7 cm, 7 cm thick that are made from the seated bronze, found in Bukit Siguntang around 1990, gold-plated. However, because the travel time is lost gold.
The statue is said Central Head Arkeolgi Nurhadi Rangkuti, it is very important for the community South Sumatra, for this inscription can reveal the existence of Sriwijaya in Palembang.