Threatened Ancient Buddhist Stone Carvings

A friend sent this disturbing news-item today. Disturbing that it took a German archaeologist to alert us of this and sad that no one really cares. Or maybe I am wrong?

Some 35,000 petroglyphs located in Pakistan’s Indus River area will soon be flooded by a giant dam. An archeologist from Heidelberg is trying to save as much as he can before encroaching modernity destroys the remote area’s cultural history.

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