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By Juliette Van Krieken-Pieters

This quantity adopts a multidisciplinary strategy with contributions from archaeologists, linguists, an architect and legal professionals to the numerous demanding situations This accomplished quantity on Afghanistan's cultural historical past with contributions from archaeologists, linguist and attorneys, facing the various matters eager about its safety, presents an insiders' reassessment of the placement and well-considered classes for the longer term.

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7 The exhibition took place and twenty-four objects were put on display in the entrance and hallway, half of which were permanently in place, including the superb clay Bodhisattva from Tepe Maranjan. 7 See for example the decrees of Mullah Omar, SPACH Newsletter No. 6, May 2000, 18. spach: an overview of activities since 1994 25 The former library was turned into an exhibition room and eight tables of ethnographic artefacts, mainly from Nuristan, and confiscated objects from the Islamic period, were put on display.

This admirable way of working together towards a common goal and even looking outside one’s immediate boundaries is worth being taken into consideration as an example for other organizations. As the head of the Legal Division of UNESCO, Lyndel V. Prott had the difficult task to decide, within the given parameters of UNESCO, on the legal aspects of several rescue operations in Afghanistan. She explains the possibilities and complications concerning the protection of cultural movables from Afghanistan.

Najibullah. A pact of silence among the Government officials involved made this success possible. This inventory and conservation process is ongoing and further funding was secured by SPACH for 2004/05 from the Governments of Italy and the United States via UNESCO. S. grant and it is primarily being used to provide training and materials to the Museum for inventorization, conservation needs assessments and training in caring for basic collections, general management, English and Computer courses for interested members of the staff.

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