Threatened Ancient Buddhist Stone Carvings

 A friend sent this disturbing news-item today. Disturbing that it took a German archaeologist to alert us of this and sad that no one really cares. Or maybe I am wrong?

Some 35,000 petroglyphs located in Pakistan’s Indus River area will soon be flooded by a giant dam. An archeologist from Heidelberg is trying to save as much as he can before encroaching modernity destroys the remote area’s cultural history.

Read the full story here

Published on May 7, 2007 at 11:48 am  Comments (1)  

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  1. friend,your neighbours, who were buddhists before converting to islam,…Maldivians,…our case is even worse. read this.

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