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Standing Buddha Statue, Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley

It is believed that the monumental Buddha sculptures were carved into the cliffs of Bamiyan between the 3rd to 6th centuries AD, while the cave complex in the east, including the 38 meter Buddha, was built in the 3rd or 4th centuries AD. The 55 meter Buddha is believed to date from the 5th and 6th centuries AD.

Issued Country Afghanistan
Issued Year 1985
Category Buddhist Image World Heritage Buddhist Arts Theme 1: : World Buddhist Heritage Through Stamps
Type Postage Stamps
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