By Claudio Margottini (auth.), Claudio Margottini (eds.)
This paintings stories on a true event in earth technological know-how and conservation, facing the UNESCO’s emergency actions applied in Bamiyan (Central Afghanistan) for the restoration and rehabilitation of the cliff and niches after the destruction of the 2 recognized substantial Statues in 2001.
Since 2002 a world attempt has been made to appreciate the geological features of the world, the mechanical houses of neighborhood fabrics, petro-geophysical and sedimentological information in addition to the old and geological evolution of the Statues and cliff. Taken jointly, this knowledge serves as a foundation for the restoration and rehabilitation of the cliff and niches and is gifted in detail.
Read Online or Download After the Destruction of Giant Buddha Statues in Bamiyan (Afghanistan) in 2001: A UNESCO's Emergency Activity for the Recovering and Rehabilitation of Cliff and Niches PDF
Best nonfiction_9 books
Compliment for figuring out, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders, moment version "The moment variation of realizing, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Juvenile Sexual Offenders showcases Phil Rich's event and mastery of the study and scientific literature. for my part, this is often a good treatment ebook and, like its predecessor, might help practitioners to paintings successfully and ethically with juvenile offenders.
The sphere of liver transplantation is younger, evolving, dynamic, and concerns and judgements are usually arguable, hence a textual content with a special concentration is needed, one who highlights controversy and demanding situations dogma. In Liver Transplantation: difficult Controversies and issues an invaluable set of chapters were created that might take the reader step by step via key parts of controversy within the box of liver transplantation.
- Nitric Oxide Protocols
- Moonlighting Cell Stress Proteins in Microbial Infections
- Biotechnology: Genetic Fundamentals and Genetic Engineering, Volume 2, Second Edition
- Climate-Smart Technologies: Integrating Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Mitigation and Adaptation Responses
- Notes on the Chemakum language
- Fuel Cells: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition
Additional info for After the Destruction of Giant Buddha Statues in Bamiyan (Afghanistan) in 2001: A UNESCO's Emergency Activity for the Recovering and Rehabilitation of Cliff and Niches
The sides advanced so as to form wings, in which were staircases ascending to a gallery behind the neck of the statue, whereas other galleries ran off from their sides, right and left, into the rock. The flights of steps of the larger image were so much decayed as to be inaccessible, but one of those on the side on the smaller was mostly intact, and led to the head of the figure. It was said that both figures were constructed by order of Aurangzeb (Moorcroft and Trebeck 1842). About 1830 another English traveler, Charles Masson, who was a real adventurer, crossed the Valley of Bamiyan.
The execution of the work was indifferent, and not superior to the pictures which the Chinese make in imitations of an European artist. The traditions of the people regarding the idols of Bameean are vague and unsatisfactory. It is stated, that they were excavated about the Christian era, by ta tribe of Kaffirs (infidels), to represent a king, named Silsal, and his wife, who ruled in a distant country, and was worshipped for his greatness. The Hindoos assert that they were excavated by the Pandoos, and that they are mentioned in the great epic poem of the Mahaburat.
The drawing is a typographic reproduction probably realized by photography. It shows a particular moment during one of the many military training parades that were executed in the valley. At the beginning of the twentieth century the colossus of Bamiyan and surrounding caves were well known Asian monuments. However, there is a real lack of archaeological study about the statues and the valley as a whole. The first scientific research conducted was the topographic work by Talbot and Maitland, as mentioned.