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But we discovered a piece from the upper right arm down to the elbow. But the head is broken because of water damage beneath the ground.
Members of radical Islamic Taliban have destroyed many Buddhist statues and artifacts in the Swat Valley of Afghanistan, and with each act of destruction, we lose some of the heritage of Buddhist Gandhara.
The ancient kingdom of Gandhara stretched across parts of present-day Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Hiking up to the ruined ramparts of Shahr-e-Gholghola - the City of Screams, which was destroyed by Genghis Khan in the 13th century - Ibrahim stopped to catch his breath and picked up a spent bullet shell from the ground, one of many Soviet-era casings that litter the windswept trail overlooking the sandstone cliffs and snow-clad pyramids of the Hindu Kush range.
Pre-civil war days are a subject of whispered nostalgia in Bamiyan, when it wielded control over strategic mountain passes connecting trade routes from India, China and Persia and the local markets swarmed with stoned backpackers hopping overland on the so-called 'hippie trail'.
It was a vital commercial center of the Middle East many centuries before the birth of the Prophet Muhammad.