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Title Afghanistan : hidden treasures from the National Museum, Kabul / [edited by Fredrik Hiebert and Pierre Cambon].

Published Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  709.581074 AFGH    AVAILABLE
Physical description 303 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 26 cm
Notes Catalog of exhibition held at National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, May 25-Sept. 27, 2008; Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 24, 2008-Jan. 25, 2009; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX, Feb. 22-May 17, 2009; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, June 23-Sept. 20, 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 296-297).
Contents The National Museum of Afghanistan / Omara Khan Massoudi -- Saving Afghanistan's heritage / Carla Grissmann and Fredrik Hiebert -- The treasure of Tepe Fullol / Jean-François Jarrige. Tepe Fullol catalog / Fredrik Hiebert -- The Greek colony at Aï Khanum and Hellinism in Central Asia ; Aï Khanum catalog / Paul Bernard -- Begram, at the heart of the Silk Roads / Sanjyot Mehendale. Begram, Alexandria of the Caucasus, capital of the Kushan Empire / Pierre Cambon. Begram catalog / Sanjyot Mehendale -- Ancient Bactria's golden hoard / Viktor Ivanovich Sarianidi. Tillya Tepe, the hill of gold, a nomad necropolis ; Tillya Tepe catalog / Véronique Schiltz.
Other author Hiebert, Fredrik T. (Fredrik Talmage)
Cambon, Pierre.
Mūzih-ʼi Kābul.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Subject Mūzih-ʼi Kābul -- Exhibitions.
Art, Afghan -- Exhibitions.
Afghanistan -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
ISBN 9781426202957 (paperback)
1426202954 (paperback)