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Bamiyan Buddhas

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Explained: The legacy and return of the Bamiyan Buddhas, virtually

March 12, 2021 7:35 am

The Bamiyan Buddhas are said to date back to the 5th century AD and were once the tallest standing Buddhas in the world. Salsal and Shamama, as they were called by the locals, were set in niches on either ends of a cliff side and hewn directly from the sandstone cliffs.