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Tadzhikistan Archaeology

Professor Litvinsky of Moscows School of Oriental studies, worked on the excavation of the sleeping Buddha for 15 years, starting in 1971. Situated in Southern Tajikistan, some 20km east of the southern capital, Kurgan Tube, lies the site of Adjina Tepe. Digging had begun on the site in 1966...The Last Buddha of Central Asia..Tajikistans new treasure is the Museum of National Antiquities which was inaugurated especially for the celebrations of ten year independence in September 2001. Inside the museum in Dushambe, is Central Asias largest and arguably most important Buddhist heritage. A fourteen-metre statue of a sleeping Buddha that is portrayed just moments before reaching Nirvana.
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History and archaeology in Tajikistan
Professor Litvinsky of Moscows School of Oriental studies, worked on the excavation of the sleeping Buddha for 15 years, starting in 1971. Situated in Southern Tajikistan, some 20km east of the southern capital, Kurgan Tube, lies the site of Adjina Tepe. Digging had begun on the site in 1966...The Last Buddha of Central Asia..Tajikistans new treasure is the Museum of National Antiquities which was inaugurated especially for the celebrations of ten year independence in September 2001. Inside...
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From gallery: Tadzhikistan Archaeology
Source: YumeVision
Date: 12 Jul 2001
Location: Moscow Moscow Russia
Credit: Swen Connrad'/YumeVision
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Keywords:
  • Archaeology
  • Archaeologist
  • Russia
  • Moscow
  • Museum
  • Digging
  • Excavation
  • Tajikistan
  • Tadzhikistan
  • Tadzhik
  • Dushanbe
  • Buddhism
  • Buddha
  • Jewish
  • Islam
  • Muslim
  • Moslem
  • sleeping Buddha

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