Ancient Awe

19 May 2011

One of the two giant Buddhas of Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan. The statues were carved into sandstone cliffs in the 6th Century AD and blown up by the Taliban in 2001.

One of the two giant Buddhas of Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan. The statues were carved into sandstone cliffs in the 6th Century AD and blown up by the Taliban in 2001.

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    I really want to do my History project on this, but I can’t find any books on the statues! UNSW library comes up with no...
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