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    Giant standing Buddhas of Bamyan still cast shadows [Image 4 of 8]

    Giant standing Buddhas of Bamyan still cast shadows

    BAMYAN PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN

    06.16.2012

    Photo by Sgt. Ken Scar 

    7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

    Two women sit and gaze at the cavity where the largest of the Buddhas of Bamyan statues, known to locals as the "Father Buddha," used to stand, June 16, 2012. The monumental statues were built in A.D. 507 and 554 and were the largest statues of a standing Buddha on Earth until the Taliban dynamited them in 2001.

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 06.16.2012
    Date Posted: 06.20.2012 02:07
    Photo ID: 607651
    VIRIN: 120616-A-ZU930-016
    Resolution: 1793x2700
    Size: 1.22 MB
    Location: BAMYAN PROVINCE, AF 

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