April 2007




April 2007

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Afghanistan's rediscovered treasures



The Twin Towers of Afghanistan’s rich heritage – the 2000 year old Buddhas of Bamian – were destroyed by the Taliban six years ago in March 2001, while the world looked on helplessly . But unseen and hidden from the rest of the world was a treasure trove of artefacts, some older than the Bamian Buddhas, discovered from four archaeological sites in Afghanistan, dating from the Iron Age, secure in a vault in the presidential palace in Kabul.

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