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May 29, 2008

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Matt

Great review.

I love the distinction between "lost" and "hidden."

pam

Wow, I really hope that show makes it out here to Seattle... and I confess, when the Bamiyan Buddhas got destroyed, I too, burst into tears.

pam

Wow, I really hope that show makes it out here to Seattle... and I confess, when the Bamiyan Buddhas got destroyed, I too, burst into tears.

Marilyn Terrell

More about the hidden treasures in the June issue of National Geographic:
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/06/afghan-treasures/atwood-text

Afghan treasures photo gallery here:
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/06/afghan-treasures/barnes-photography

Buddha Statues

Afghanistan had a great Buddhist tradition. It most important Buddhist items where the Buddha Statues which lie now in ruins.

Jon  The DC Traveler

This is a great exhibit and not to be missed. It shows some of the influences of the many cultures that traveled the Silk Road.

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