In Afghanistan, Experts Work To Restore...

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In Afghanistan, Experts Work To Restore...

Post by 如傑優婆塞 » Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:40 am

...a trove of Buddha figurines smashed by the Taliban...


Fabio Colombo picked up a clay-colored fragment, one of hundreds arrayed on tables in a room in Afghanistan’s National Museum. He applied several adhesive drops and pressed it carefully to a larger fragment.

A figure was beginning to take shape — a Buddha sculpted in ancient times, one of an estimated 2,500 such objects that were destroyed or damaged by the country’s Taliban rulers nearly two decades ago.
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