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Pakistan's Disappearing Buddhas
This rock engraving of Buddha delivering a sermon dates to around the 2nd century B.C. and is located along a branch of the Silk Road that runs through northern Pakistan. It is just one of some 50,000 petroglyphs that will probably be submerged after the construction of the Diamer-Basha Dam, which is scheduled for completion in 2016.

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