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Afghanistan Archaeology

Two local farmer dig to find some antiquity at the Tilia Tepe archaeological site near Sheberghan, North west of Afghanistan. In 1996 the site was mechanically excavated by bulldozer under the command of the Afghan Uzbek commander General Rashid Dostum.The Russian Victor Sariyiannidis discovered more them 20,000 pieces of gold jewellery in 1979 in Tilia Tepe in Afghanistan  an area once occupied by the Hellenistic state of Bactria (Bactriana).
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The Looting of a Culture: Afghanistan's Endangered Heritage
Two local farmer dig to find some antiquity at the Tilia Tepe archaeological site near Sheberghan, North west of Afghanistan. In 1996 the site was mechanically excavated by bulldozer under the command of the Afghan Uzbek commander General Rashid Dostum.The Russian Victor Sariyiannidis discovered more them 20,000 pieces of gold jewellery in 1979 in Tilia Tepe in Afghanistan  an area once occupied by the Hellenistic state of Bactria (Bactriana).

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From gallery: Afghanistan Archaeology
Source: YumeVisionPhotographers
Date: 2 May 1996
Location: Tilia Tepe near Sheberghan Jowzjan Afghanistan
Credit: Swen Connrad'/YumeVision
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Keywords:
  • Afghanistan
  • UNESCO
  • Collection
  • War
  • Conflict
  • Soldier
  • Destruction
  • Archaeology
  • Archaeologist
  • Digging
  • Excavation
  • Plundering
  • Looting

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