Ancient Buddha Statue Found In Bamiyan Province

Zemaryalai Tarzi

Afghan media reported today that a team lead by Afghan archeologist Zemaryalai Tarzi have found an 18 meter (59.1 foot) long statue of Buddha in Afghanistan’s central province of Bamiyan.В 

In addition to that, Afghan officials say that a pot, two ancient coins and 3 other small statues were found.В  These monuments are estimated to be about 2000 years old.

Bamiyan officials from the Information and Culture Department say that there is another giant Buddha (300 meter long) underneath the ground somewhere near the two giant destroyed Buddha statues in Bamiyan.

June 29, 2010 В· admin В· No Comments
Posted in: Cultural Heritage

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.