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jul 8, 600 - Buddha

Description:

400-800 CE
Cut rock with plaster and polychrome paint
Bamiyan Afghanistan; Gandharan

Before their destruction, they were considered to be the largest Buddha in the world

Bamiyan is strategically located along the Silk Route. This was a series of trade routes that connected the East to the West; carrying both materials and ideas.

This was also an ideal location for merchants and missionaries to stop.

Many travellers were Buddhist

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Date:

jul 8, 600
Now
~ 1419 years ago

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