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This discovery may confirm the Chinese pilgrim Xuanzang's mentioning of a large Buddha in a sleeping posture in this area, which were recorded by Xuanzang one thousand four hundred years ago.Now after several years of the destruction of Buddha Statues, a group of International experts are now in Afghanistan to find the possibility of restoring the Giant Buddha statues of Bamyan Afghanistan.The capital of the province is called Bamyan as well.It is the largest province in the Hazarajat region and the cultural center of the Hazara ethnic group.In many European history and art books, oil painting is said to have started in the 15th century in Europe. But the team that used the ESRF, an intense source of X rays, found the Bamiyan paintings date back to the mid-7th century AD This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008 at PM and is filed under Ancient. The elements of Greek, Persian and Buddhist art exists here and when combined into this unique classical style it known as Greco-Buddhist art.Bamyan Afghanistan was the site of an early Buddhist monastery.
These were mixed with a range of binders, including natural resins, gums (possibly animal skin glue or egg) and oil.In 12 of the caves, several wall and ceiling paintings were discovered.In December 2004, Japanese researchers stated that the wall paintings at caves of Bamyan statues were painted between the fifth and the ninth centuries, rather than the sixth to eighth centuries.Bamyan Afghanistan was strategically placed to thrive from the Silk Road caravans which crossed the region trading between the Roman Empire, China, Central and Southern Asia.Bamyan city was a stopping point for many travelers and caravans that were passing the region.