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Buddhas of Bamyan

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Oct 14, 2020 03:29 PM History
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Monumental statues of Gautam Buddha were carved into the cliff-face at Bamyan, located in the Bamyan valley in the Hazarajat region of central Afghanistan, The statues were, respectively, 35 and 53 m tall. They were intentionally destroyed by the Taliban in 2001.

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Jeffrey Becker, 'Buddhas of Bamyan: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/122728089> [accessed: 21 October 2020]

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