A GODDESS WEARING A KAUNAKES H. 11.6 cm. Chlorite, white calcite. Western Central Asia, Bactria-Margiana, Middle to Late Bronze Age, 2000-1650 B.C. The block-like female figure is shown standing, clad… - Galerie Cahn - 13/11/2015
A BACTRIAN GOLD STAMP SEAL CIRCA 2200-1900 B.C.
Ceremonial axe from Daulatabad,Baktria,northern Afghanistan,showing a griffin holding two rams. End 3rd to early 2nd Mill.BCE. Copper Collection George Ortiz, Geneva, Switzerland
A Bactrian bronze axehead Circa 2300-1900 B.C.
Bronze Age bowl with Mesopotamian bull decoration, Tepe Fullol. 2200–1900 BC. Source: Thierry Ollivier. Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures is at Queensland Museum 5 Sept 2013 - 27 Jan 2014. It tells the story of Afghanistan's place at the heart of the ancient Silk Road and showcases over 200 objects including beautiful gold work and jewellery. It also reveals the story of a small group of men who risked their lives to protect these objects and preserve their nation's cultural history.