Report on a legendary store of 2,000-year old Afghan treasure, including gold and ancient manuscripts, found intact.
A short description of Gandaharan art, exploring Gandhara's role in the evolution of the Buddha image.
An article by the Archaeological Institute of America detailing the ongoing efforts to rescue the collections of Afghanistan's National Museum.
Some images of pre-islamic pieces of the Kabul Museum prior to its destruction.
The UNESCO emergency fund for Afghan culture. With image gallery and video.
A collection of photographs by Dr. Volker Thewalt of Kabul Museum exhibits, Bamiyan, and other important sites in Afghanistan.
A report that more and more impoverished villagers are digging up Afghan treasures in illegal excavations to earn income. From the Institute for War and Peace.
Museum curators risk their lives to protect a 2nd century AD stone wine bowl carved with Bacchanalian scenes of naked women and satyrs dancing and feasting.
A news report documenting the pillaging of ancient sites in remote Afghan villages and the multi-million dollar smuggling industry that sends ancient artifacts abroad. From the British Institute for War & Peace Reporting.
Information on the debate of ownership of Buddhist manuscripts from Afghanistan presently held in the private Schøyen Collection in Norway.