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Afghanistan Archaeology

The archaeological site of Ai Khanum..Under the control of the warlord Ahmed Shah Massoud, the site was completely dig and destroy by locals and greedy soldiers and Massoud commanders..Greek archaeological objects have been sale in the usa, England and Europe for tens of thousand euros..Ai Khanum was build by Alexander the Great an Seleucos I. .Stadium with public bath, Temples, library, theatre, palace, public administration, the city governed by Greeks was on the cross road between Asia and Europe..Behind the Oxus river, the Tadzhik frontier, guard by 10000 Russian soldiers.
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The Looting of a Culture: Afghanistan's Endangered Heritage
The archaeological site of Ai Khanum..Under the control of the warlord Ahmed Shah Massoud, the site was completely dig and destroy by locals and greedy soldiers and Massoud commanders..Greek archaeological objects have been sale in the usa, England and Europe for tens of thousand euros..Ai Khanum was build by Alexander the Great an Seleucos I. .Stadium with public bath, Temples, library, theatre, palace, public administration, the city governed by Greeks was on the cross road between Asia and...
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From gallery: Afghanistan Archaeology
Source: YumeVisionPhotographers
Date: 1 Sep 2001
Location: Ai Khanum Takhar Afghanistan
Credit: Swen Connrad'/YumeVision
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Keywords:
  • Afghanistan
  • Collection
  • War
  • Conflict
  • Destruction
  • Archaeology
  • Archaeologist
  • Digging
  • Excavation
  • Plundering
  • Looting

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