Amazing Wonders of Afghanistan 1.3

Afghanistan still continues to produce remarkable discoveries, discoveries which often force scholars to rewrite history of whole eras. They include the earliest know Buddhist religious texts; a cache (or genizah) of early mediaeval Hebrew manuscripts; the Tela (Tellya) Tepe treasure; the Rabatak Bactrian inscription; the monumental Sasanid rock carving outside Pul-i Khumri, and excavations by French archaeologists at Chashma-yi Shafa, south of Balkh, at the site which is more than likely the location of the ancient city of Bactra. Many areas of the country remain unsurveyed and will probably be so for the foreseeable future…


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