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Gandhara Art

Pakistan, 1963 (MIFF 1964, Sculpture)

Director: S. M. Agha

From the recently excavated city of Taxilla in North­western Pakistan, we are shown relics of the Hellenistic-Indigenous culture that flourished in the first century B.C. to the second century A.D.

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