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Ancient Afghan history on display


Ancient-Afghan-display-1More than 650 artefacts were recently put on show at the Blue Mosque Museum in Mazar-e Sharif; some donated by government officials.

For instance, the Kaaba cover, made of silk and gold, was handed over by President Hamid Karzai, and a sword made of silver and gold was a gift from Governor Atta Mohammad Noor. Afghan citizens, tribal elders and tradesmen also contributed to the exhibition.