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Antiquities of Pakistan

Pakistan, 1954 (MIFF 1961, Programme 27)

A study of the art, architecture, and antiquities of Pakistan, including the unusual seven-domed Mosque in Dacca, the Imperial Mosque ai Lahore, the palaces and tombs of the Mogul Emperors and relics from the perod of Alexander the Great.

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