Mes Aynak Archeological Site : Nieuwsfoto's

Mes Aynak Archeological Site

Credits: Jerome Starkey / Contributor
[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] An Afghan labourer surveys the Mes Aynak archeological dig, on the site of an ancient Buddhist settlement, from outside his hilltop tent, November 14, 2011. More than 250 of his colleagues are working with a team of international experts to excavate a series of monasteries and homes, on the site of a massive copper deposit, before it is destroyed by an open cast mine. The team, lead by the Délégation Archéologique Française en Afghanistan (DAFA), has already unearthed a series of four monasteries stocked with murals and statues, thought to date from the 3rd to the 7th centuries AD. The monasteries and adjoining settlements, in the Hindu Kush mountains, 35km south of Kabul, may have been first used by humans up to 5000 years ago. The copper deposit, which is one of the largest in the world, was effectively sold by the Afghan government to a Chinese state mining company, the China Metallurgucal Group Corporation (MCC) in 2007, amid allegations of ministerial level corruption. The MCC paid $3billion for the rights to mine, and promised to build a railway to get the metal out of landlocked Afghanistan.
Bijschrift:
[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] An Afghan labourer surveys the Mes Aynak archeological dig, on the site of an ancient Buddhist settlement, from outside his hilltop tent, November 14, 2011. More than 250 of his colleagues are working with a team of international experts to excavate a series of monasteries and homes, on the site of a massive copper deposit, before it is destroyed by an open cast mine. The team, lead by the Délégation Archéologique Française en Afghanistan (DAFA), has already unearthed a series of four monasteries stocked with murals and statues, thought to date from the 3rd to the 7th centuries AD. The monasteries and adjoining settlements, in the Hindu Kush mountains, 35km south of Kabul, may have been first used by humans up to 5000 years ago. The copper deposit, which is one of the largest in the world, was effectively sold by the Afghan government to a Chinese state mining company, the China Metallurgucal Group Corporation (MCC) in 2007, amid allegations of ministerial level corruption. The MCC paid $3billion for the rights to mine, and promised to build a railway to get the metal out of landlocked Afghanistan.
Prijs berekenenWagentje bekijken
Gemaakt op:
4 januari 2013
Redactioneel nr.:
159142548
Release-informatie:
Geen release.Meer informatie
Beperkingen:
Neem voor gebruik voor alle commerciële of promotiedoeleinden contact op met uw lokale kantoor.
Soort licentie:
Rights managedRights managed-producten worden gelicentieerd met beperkingen op het gebruik, zoals beperkingen op grootte, plaatsing, gebruiksduur en geografische distributie. Er wordt u gevraagd informatie te verstrekken met betrekking tot het beoogde gebruik van het product om het bestek van de te verlenen gebruiksrechten te bepalen.
Collectie:
Moment
Credits:
FlickrVision
Max. bestandsgrootte:
3.543 x 2.362 px (124,99 x 83,33 cm) - 72 dpi - 2,23 MB
Bron:
Moment Editorial
Naam materiaal:
6349165673.jpg

Trefwoorden

Op dit beeld rust copyright. Getty Images behoudt zich het recht voor om personen die dit beeld of deze clip zonder toestemming gebruiken gerechtelijk te vervolgen en schadevergoeding te eisen bij copyrightschendingen. De beschikbaarheid van dit beeld kan pas worden gegarandeerd op het moment van aankoop.
An Afghan labourer surveys the Mes Aynak archeological dig on the... Nieuwsfoto's 159142548Afghanistan,Antiek,Archeologie,Boeddhisme,Graven,Heuvel,Horizontaal,Wetenschap en TechniekPhotographer Collection: Moment ©Jerome Starkey[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] An Afghan labourer surveys the Mes Aynak archeological dig, on the site of an ancient Buddhist settlement, from outside his hilltop tent, November 14, 2011. More than 250 of his colleagues are working with a team of international experts to excavate a series of monasteries and homes, on the site of a massive copper deposit, before it is destroyed by an open cast mine. The team, lead by the Délégation Archéologique Française en Afghanistan (DAFA), has already unearthed a series of four monasteries stocked with murals and statues, thought to date from the 3rd to the 7th centuries AD. The monasteries and adjoining settlements, in the Hindu Kush mountains, 35km south of Kabul, may have been first used by humans up to 5000 years ago. The copper deposit, which is one of the largest in the world, was effectively sold by the Afghan government to a Chinese state mining company, the China Metallurgucal Group Corporation (MCC) in 2007, amid allegations of ministerial level corruption. The MCC paid $3billion for the rights to mine, and promised to build a railway to get the metal out of landlocked Afghanistan.