Introducing the exhibition
Nearly lost during the years of civil war and Taliban rule,
these surviving treasures reveal Afghanistan’s ancient culture, its
immense fragility and its remarkable place in world history.
Discover the remarkable story of the survival, discovery and
display of these
This exhibition was at the British Museum from 3 March to 17 July 2011.
Film clips courtesy National Geographic, AFGHANISTAN: Hidden Treasures © 2008 NGHT, Inc. See full credits
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