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Where East Meets West

For thousands of years nomads, conquerors, traders, and pilgrims have traversed Afghanistan, contributing to its multicultural heritage and its wealth of artifacts. From Alexander the Great to Babur of the Moguls, invaders introduced new customs. Caravans imported Roman and Islamic glassware, Indian ivories, and Chinese textiles, while travelers inspired by faith brought Buddhism and Islam.

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