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Afghanistan Archaeology

Greek pillar from Ai Khanum city of Alexander the Great in a tea house in Khoaja Bahauddin in the Takhar province in Afghanistan..The archaeological site of Ai Khanum, on the northern frontier of Afghanistan. .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. .Under the control of the warlord Ahmed Shah Massoud, the site was completely dig and destroy by locals and greedy soldiers and Massoud commanders.
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The Looting of a Culture: Afghanistan's Endangered Heritage
Greek pillar from Ai Khanum city of Alexander the Great in a tea house in Khoaja Bahauddin in the Takhar province in Afghanistan..The archaeological site of Ai Khanum, on the northern frontier of Afghanistan. .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...
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From gallery: Afghanistan Archaeology
Source: YumeVisionPhotographers
Date: 1 Sep 2001
Location: Khoaja Bahauddin Takhar Afghanistan
Credit: Swen Connrad'/YumeVision
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Keywords:
  • Afghanistan
  • Collection
  • War
  • Conflict
  • export
  • Destruction
  • Archaeology
  • Archaeologist
  • Digging
  • Excavation
  • Plundering
  • Looting
  • Mudjahidin

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