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Afghanistan
History & Culture
From Prehistory to the Medes
Achaemenid Rule
Alexander the Great
Seleucid-Mauryan Rule
Graeco-Bactrian Kings
Parthian, Indo-Greek, Indo-Parthian, Yuezhi Rule
Kushan Empire
Sassanian, Kushano-Sassanian, Hephthalite, Hindu Shahi Rule
Islamic Period
Rediscovering the Past
Significant Sites in Afghanistan
Afghanistan Cultural Property Law
The Impact of War on Afghan Cultural Heritage

 

Timeline of Afghan History and Culture
Situated at the crossroads separating the Mediterranean world and Persia to
the west from India and China to the east, Afghanistan owes its history to its
position on the map.

The product of many overlapping cultures, Afghanistan has been a focal point
for invasion and migration for thousands of years.

This proud nation's complex history is outlined here from the Late Stone Age
to the present day.




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