Hidden Afghanistan

Left: Male or female face, unfired clay. Right: Gold statue
National Museum of Afghanistan © musee Guimet/Thierry Ollivier

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Left: Male or female face, Ai Khanum, Temple of the Niches, 2nd century B.C., unfired clay.
Right: Appliqué "Aphrodite of Bactria", Tillya-tepe, Second quarter of the 1st century A.D.

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