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Afghanistan"s treasure

Erika Schmidt

Afghanistan"s treasure

her children

by Erika Schmidt

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Published by S.n. in [Kabul .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statement[script Erika Schmidt; contributors to editing, Cason Chatham, Christel Bosman ; contributors to photography Erika Schmidt ... [et al.].
ContributionsChatham, Cason., Bosman, Christel.
The Physical Object
Pagination[74] p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23974276M
LC Control Number2009362135


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Also I'm learning a lot about Afghanistan at the /5(18). Almost Afghanistans treasure book years ago, a precious trove of art was spirited away from the National Museum of Afghanistan by a small group of "keyholders" —museum guards, curators, and antiquities lovers who risked their lives to save the country’s cultural treasures/5(19).

Almost 30 years ago, a precious trove of art was spirited away from the National Museum of Afghanistan by a small group of "keyholders" --museum guards, curators, and antiquities lovers who risked their lives to save the country’s cultural treasures. Their actions spared these magnificent pieces from the threat of destruction, first by the invading Soviets in and more recently by the 4/5(1).

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Afghanistan's Secret Treasure Volume 61 Number 5, September/October by Zach Zorich A plaster medallion from Begram shows the cherubic god Eros clutching the princess Psyche, depicted as a butterfly, to his chest.

The medallion was probably an example of an item that could be ordered from a workshop and customized. (© Thierry Ollivier. The Mystery of Afghanistan's Fabled Treasures. Now the Afghan treasure is on display through Sept. 7 at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., the first stop on a tour of four venues Author: Jeffrey Bartholet.

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See YouTube, Afghanistan s Blue Treasure: Lapis Lazuli. The author travelled on a section of The Great Khorassan High- way, 1/5(1).

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A story of daring and intrigue – archaeologists discovered the treasures of Afghanistan's nomadic ancestors but then had to hide them to keep them safe. The treasures were on display at the. During the early s, Popal was a watchman at the National Museum on the outskirts of Kabul.

As civil war approached the capital, he and a. The capital of Afghanistan is its largest city, Kabul.A serene city of mosques and gardens during the storied reign of the emperor Bābur (–30), founder of the Mughal dynasty, and for centuries an important entrepôt on the Silk Road, Kabul lay in ruins following the long and violent Afghantoo, fared much of the country, its economy in shambles and its people scattered and.

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Below you’ll find a variety of books that are currently on our global bookshelf. Defying the Taliban to preserve Afghanistan's treasures As the British Museum prepares to open an eagerly-anticipated exhibition of Afghan treasures, Ben Farmer talks to.

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But Afghanistan is only one example. Let's look at how government creates many other Afghanistans. An excellent slide show of arts and monuments from Afghanistan Art objects inspire many reactions, including both preservation and destruction.

From to latedestruction had the upper hand in Afghanistan. The Soviet-Afghan war, the ensuing civil war and finally the pernicious rule of the Taliban inflicted incalculable losses on active archeological sites and.

A glimpse into Afghanistan’s ancient culture and those who risked all to protect it. Feared lost forever, the artefacts in this exhibition were hidden by museum staff in Kabul, safe from bombs, looters and a Taliban decree to destroy all ‘idolatrous’ images.

The Perils of Development: Afghanistan’s Threatened Treasures. Armed conflict devastates a country, straining its institutions to their limits and beyond, shattering the foundations of its economy, and causing immeasurable human suffering and loss.

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Both in the text and in over a hundred illustrations, he identifies the major patterns of Afghan history, society, and culture as they have developed from the Stone Age to the ally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make Reviews: 1.

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Afghanistan's Treasure Trove The USGS today identified 24 regions in Afghanistan with high-value minerals that are ready to be mined. By DNews. Published on 9/29/ at : Dnews. The Aga Khan) in our perception in the prayers. (We enclose herewith the prayer book which please read and also give to other spiritual brethren).

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The name Afghānistān (Pashto: افغانستان ‎) is believed to be as old as the ethnonym Afghan, which is documented in the 10th-century geography book Hudud ul-'alam.

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When you will 5/5(39). Washington, DC—Extraordinary artifacts uncovered in modern-day Afghanistan—once the heart of the Silk Road linking cultures from Asia to the Mediterranean—long thought stolen or destroyed during some 25 years of conflict until the dramatic announcement of their existence inbegin their United States tour at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, May 25 through September.

AFGHANISTAN. xii. Literature. The constitution of Š./ names Paṣ̌tō and Darī as the official languages of Afghanistan. The revival of the ancient term darī was intended to signify that the Afghans consider their country the cradle of the language.

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The War in Afghanistan has produced stories of tragedy—and heroism. This story shows the incredible lengths soldiers will go Author: Dan Shewan. Summaries. It is the greatest 'lost treasure' in history: a mountain of gold and jewels reputed to be worth over $ billion.

Now, Tahir Shah is taking up the gauntlet to find the treasure of his ancestor-Ahmad Shah, the first king of Afghanistan. Afghanistan gained Affiliate membership of the International Cricket Council in just a year after the ban on the sport was lifted by the Taliban.

Since then, Afghanistan has progressed.Sixteen top-notch academicians, generals and young scholars were invited to discuss the topic ‘American Withdrawal from Afghanistan in December Post-withdrawal Puzzle of Policy Options for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan' post-American withdrawal from Afghanistan scenario after December and .