02 mars 2011

"Afghanistan: Crossroads of the Ancient World" @ British Museum

A 1st century AD Roman Egyptian enameled glass goblet discovered in Begram, Afghanistan, is seen on display in an exhibition entitled 'Afghanistan: Crossroads of the Ancient World', at the British Museum in London, Tuesday, March 1, 2011. The exhibition is showcasing over 200 objects belonging to the National Museum of Afghanistan which is currently undergoing reconstruction and accompanied by selected items from the British Museum. AP Photo/Sang Tan.   LONDON (AP).-The British Museum's latest exhibition displays ancient... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2009

Captain Lockyer Willis Hart, Character and Costumes of Afghaunistan. London: Henry Graves and Company, 1843

Captain Lockyer Willis Hart, Character and Costumes of Afghaunistan. London: Henry Graves and Company, 1843 first edition, folio (542 x 365mm.), hand-coloured lithographed pictorial title, lithographed dedication with coloured map of Sinde and Afghanistan on verso, letterpress description of the plates, 26 hand-coloured lithographed plates, most heightened with gum arabic, publisher's advertisement leaf at end, original green morocco-backed cloth boards, upper cover lettered in gilt, some light spotting or stains to blanks... [Lire la suite]
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