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Joan Aruz, Elisabetta Valtz Fino, "Afghanistan: Forging Civilizations Along the Silk Road"

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Joan Aruz, Elisabetta Valtz Fino, "Afghanistan: Forging Civilizations Along the Silk Road"

Joan Aruz, Elisabetta Valtz Fino, "Afghanistan: Forging Civilizations Along the Silk Road"
2012 | ISBN: 0300179545 | English | PDF | 144 pages | 39 MB

The symposium that was held in 2009 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, on the occasion of the exhibition "Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul," brought together an exceptional group of scholars responsible for the excavation and interpretation of the magnificent works on view in the show. The title of the exhibition, "Hidden Treasures," alludes to the bravery of our Afghan colleagues, who—upon witnessing the destruction of the National Museum and the subsequent attacks by the Taliban …