For the first time, archaeologists have unearthed well-preserved cannabis plants, which were placed on a corpse some 2,500 years ago.
Holy Smokes! CANNABIS has Preserved Ancient Indian Artwork in the Sacred Ellora Caves for 1,500 Years
Artists may have often turned to drugs at times to help them find inspiration, but it seems cannabis has also played a role in preserving precious artworks within ancient caves in India.
Vessels discovered in a Scythian grave mound contained traces of opium and marijuana, confirming the claim of an ancient historian.