Saturday, March 17, 2007

Return of 1,400 artefacts to National Museum of Afghanistan, under aegis of UNESCO

Some 1,400 Afghan ethnographic and archaeological objects, preserved since 1999 at the Afghanistan Museum-in-Exile (Bubendorf, Switzerland) under the aegis of UNESCO, were handed over to the National Museum in Kabul on 16 March. Some of the most exceptional pieces were presented at a press conference organized in the National Museum of Afghanistan on 17 March.

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