Whilst this book purports to provide an examination of the notorious dr fuhrers antics in the sphere of buddhist archaeology its chief focus of interest lies with the alleged discovery of the buddhas relics at piprahwa in northern india by w c peppe in 1898. The buddha and dr fuhrer has 14 ratings and 4 reviews this true account of the scandal that enveloped the discovery in 1898 of an inscribed casket said . The buddha and dr fhrer represents a personal mission to remove the stain of impropriety from an important set of archaeological findings and allen has achieved his goal with admirable rigour . This true account of the scandal that enveloped the discovery in 1898 of an inscribed casket said to contain the ashes of the buddha is set against the background of the high noon of the british raj. Get this from a library the buddha and dr fhrer an archaeological scandal charles allen in january 1898 a british landowner william claxton peppe excavated a large buddhist brick stupa on his estate close to indias border to nepal at a depth of 24 feet he uncovered a huge stone
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