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Greco-Buddhist art sculpture discovered in Uzbekistan

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TASHKENT. November 23, 2012, 20:56.

The Uzbek-French archaeological team discovered a sculpture of white limestone in a good condition. The sculpture, which age has not been determined, is about 40 cm in height. It is part of the Greco-Buddhist friezes adorning the temple on Chingiz hill in old Termez.

In October 2012, the Uzbek-French Northern Bactria archaeological mission discovered a high relief of white limestone in well-preserved condition, which is used in the masonry, Ca-News reports on November 2 citing the French embassy in Tashkent.

It is possible to distinguish a richly dressed man and woman, artfully presented in a style that unites the Greek, Indian and Bactrian culture. Continue reading