The History of the Buddhas of Bamiyan

  • Guido Martini
  • Salvatore Paolini
Part of the Natural Science in Archaeology book series (ARCHAEOLOGY)


If we wanted to compile a rating of the most mysterious monuments, the Buddhas of Bamiyan would certainly occupy a position of great importance. No information is available about the patron, the artist who coordinated the cutting of the cliff, its duration, nor any other information useful for dating.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of UTPRA-PREVENEA – Italian Agency for New Technology Energy and EnvironmentFrascati (Rome)Italy

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