27 April 2007

Pakistan's Cultural Heritage in Peril - Part 2

I posted the link to part 1 of this story yesterday.

A Fight against Time and the Water Level

It now appears inevitable that Pakistan will construct the Basha Diamer Dam, imperilling a cultural legacy that goes back to the end of the Ice Age. With time running out, German archeologist Harald Hauptmann is racing to document the area's thousands of cliff carvings before they are lost.

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