Art and Archaeology of Afghanistan: Its Fall and Survival: a Multi-disciplinary Approach (Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 8 Uralic & Central Asian Studies)

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Author: Juliette Van Krieken-Pieters
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Genre: Education
Pages: 412
Language: english
Year: 2006
ISBN 10: 9004151826
ISBN 13: 9789004151826
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

During the last couple of decades Afghanistan's cultural heritage has faced exceptional challenges. Looting of the National Museum, 'Kabul Museum', the neglect of monuments and extensive illegal excavations have taken place. However, what really shook the world was the destruction...