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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Paris’s Guimet Museum brings Bamiyan Buddhas back to life, 20 years on” – below is their description.
Twenty years after the destruction of #Afghanistan’s #Buddhas of #Bamiyan by the #Taliban, #Paris’s Guimet Museum is paying tribute to the dramatic 6th and 7th-century sculptures, to French archaeologists Joseph and Ria Hackin, who revealed the statues to the Western world nearly a century ago, and to the people of Bamiyan, the Hazara Shiites slain by the Taliban at the dawn of this century.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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