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Silk Road jewel reveals more of its treasures

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BBC, 20 October 2013

Balkh province in northern Afghanistan is home to some of the most significant historical sites in the world – its ancient city was even known as the mother of all cities. More than a decade after her first visit, Lynne O'Donnell returns with a group of archaeologists, trying to uncover more of its treasures – with fascinating pictures.

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Culture Art Balkh cultural heritage