Pascal Maitre/Panos Pictures

Bamiyan (Bamian), Bamyan, Afghanistan

Hazara fighters, from the Hesbe-Wahdat-e Islami political group, stand below the 'Western' Bamiyan Buddha (6th-7th century CE), one of two giant rock-carved Buddha statues , prior to their destruction by the Taliban in 2001.

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Object Name
Copyright
Pascal Maitre/Panos Pictures
City
Bamiyan (Bamian), Bamyan
Country
Afghanistan
Restrictions
Not for sale in France & Germany.
Max size
High Resolution
3585 x 2414 pixels
30.35 x 20.44 cm (300 dpi)
11.95 x 8.05 inch (300 dpi)
4.2 MB size on disk
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