January 29, 2003

Great Moments in Afghan Buddhism

Buddhist manuscripts on 2000 year old strips of birch-bark from Gandhara by way of the British Museum and Seattle. There's a story there, almost all of which nobody will ever know. (Presumably the Brits could say why they picked them up in 1994.)

Afghanistan and Central Asia ; Writing for Antiquity

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