One of the many Buddhist statues found at the Mes Aynak site in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Horse grave in a Roman moat in the heart of London.

Rescue archaeology.


看了Saving Mes Aynak(2014),对敢于直言的阿富汗考古学家的命运表示担忧,特别是在塔利班上台之后。


The MCC official said that when his Taliban hosts told him they had restored safety so work could resume, he replied in jest, “Wasn’t it you who was attacking us?”

The men, machine-guns slung around their necks, laughed too.

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