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Afghanistan: Crossroads of the Ancient World

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Afghanistan's archaeological treasures date back more than 4,000 years and bear the imprint of numerous cultures, attesting to Afghanistan's pivotal importance in the exchange of goods and ideas from Asia to the Mediterranean. This book explores nearly 230 artefacts which illuminate Afghanistan's cultural heritage. This lavish volume not only focuses on the cultural signif ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by British Museum Press
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Ruric Amhari
British Museum catalogue to accompany the Afghanistan: Crossroads of the Ancient World exhibition. Lots of lavish photos of the items on display plus descriptions and essays giving context for the post war attempts to salvage historical artefacts and keeps them safe.

Exquisite jewellery from 1st century.
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