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"Catalogue of the National Museum of Afghanistan, 1931-1985"
 
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Foreword by the Director-General of UNESCO, p. v

Preface, p. ix

Map of the principal archaeological sites of Afghanistan, p. xii

About the author, p. 1

List of abbreviations, p. 3

[PR.P.] PREHISTORIC PERIOD, p. 7
[Pr.p. Aq.] Aq Kupruk (Bactria), p. 10
[Pr.p. Da.] Dashli (Jauzan province, Bactria), p. 11
[Pr.p. Fu.] Fullol (Bactria), p. 12
[Pr.p. Mg.] Mundigak (Qandahar province), p. 15
[Pr.p. ShG.] Shamshir Ghar (Qandahar province), p. 20

[HE.P.] HELLENISTIC PERIOD, p. 21
[He.p. AK.] Aï Khanum (Bactria), p. 23
[He.p. AK. H.] The heroon, p. 24
[He.p. AK. P.] The palace, p. 25
[He.p. AK. T.] The main temple with the three-step platform, p. 28
[He.p. AK. G.] The gymnasium, p. 35
[He.p. AK. F.] The fountain on the Oxus, p. 40
[He.p. AK. M.] Metals, precious stone and ceramics, p. 42
[He.p. AK. Misc.] Miscellaneous, p. 45

[K.P.] KUSHAN PERIOD, p. 49
[K.p. SK.] Surkh Kotal (Bactria), p. 51
[K.p. SK. St.] Fragments of statues, p. 52
[K.p. SK. Pc.] Pilasters and capitals in the Great Temple, p. 54
[K.p. SK. Ff.] Fragments of friezes, p. 57
[K.p. SK. M.] Merlons, p. 59
[K.p. SK. Cap.] Carved capitals from the platform on the plain, p. 63
- East face, p. 63
- South face, p. 63
- North face, p. 64
- West face, p. 65

[K.p. SK. Fr.] Fragments of clay figures, p. 68
[K.p. SK. TB.] The altar in Temple B, p. 69
[K.p. SK. KM.] Kuhna Masjid, p. 70

[HE.P. TO K.P.] HELLENISTIC TO KUSHAN PERIOD, p. 71
[He.p. to K.p. Dil.] Dilberjin (Bactria), p. 73
So-called temple of the Dioscuri, p. 74
Small chapels at the north-east, p. 79
Figurines, p. 90

[K.p. LT. Bagh.] Lili Tepe, Baghlan (Bactria), p. 94
[K.p. ChQ. Bagh.] Cham Qala, Baghlan (Bactria), p. 95
[K.p. Ah. Qz.] Ahangaran, Qunduz (Bactria), p. 97
[K.p. ChT. Qz.] Chaqalaq Tepe, Qunduz (Bactria), p. 102

[K.P. TO T.SH.P.] KUSHAN TO TURKI SHAHI PERIOD, p. 105
[K.p. to T.Sh.p. By.] Bamiyan (Bamiyan province), p. 107
Monastery G, p. 108
Monastery D, p. 111
Monastery I, p. 113
Monastery V, p. 114

[T.Sh.p. Ka.] Kakrak (Bamiyan province), p. 116
[T.Sh.p. Fu.] Funduqistan (Parvan province), p. 120
Chapel A, p. 120
Chapel C, p. 124
Chapel D, p. 127
Chapel E, p. 130
Chapel K, p. 131

[K.p. Beg.] Begram (Kapisa province), p. 134
Ivory and bone, p. 135
- Three yakshi, each standing on a makara, p. 135
- Chair 161, p. 137
- Coffers or stools, p. 142
* Coffer or stool I, p. 142
* Coffer or stool II, p. 146
* Coffer or stool III, p. 147
* Coffer or stool IV, p. 148
* Coffer or stool V, p. 149
* Coffer or stool VI, p. 155
* Coffer or stool VII, p. 156
* Coffer or stool VIII, p. 157
* Coffer or stool IX, p. 158
* Coffer or stool X, p. 163
* Coffer or stool XI, p. 164
* Coffer or stool XII, p. 165
* Coffer or stool XIII, p. 168

- Chair 5, p. 169
- Sofa 34, p. 178
* Outer face of the back of the sofa, p. 180
* Inner face of the back of the sofa, p. 189
* Fragments without precise locations, p. 196

- Chair 55, p. 197
- Group 2, p. 201
- Chair 2, p. 203
* Upper band of the chair, p. 203
* Feet of the chair, p. 206
* Back of the chair, p. 209

- Chair 3, p. 217
- Chairs 1 and 4, p. 231
- Fragments and assorted pieces, p. 243

Glass, p. 265
Stone and ceramics, p. 280
Bronzes, p. 283
Plaster artefacts, p. 294
Chinese lacquer objects, p. 304
Gold and gems, p. 306

[K.p. Sho.] Shotorak (Kapisa province), p. 307
Illustrations of Buddhist jatakas, p. 309
Episodes in the Life of the historical Buddha, p. 311
Bodhisattvas and gods, p. 319
Clay, stucco and plaster objects, p. 325
Decorative elements and miscellaneous items, p. 326

[K.p. Pa.] Paitava (Parvan province), p. 330
[K.p. Ka.] Karracha (Kapisa province), p. 334
[K.p. TKK.] Tepe Kalan of Kuh-i Pahlawan (Kapisa province), p. 335
[K.p. Nij.] Nijrau (Kapisa province), p. 336
[K.p. QN.] Qul-i Nadir (Parvan province), p. 337
Niche 17, p. 337
Reliquary, p. 338

[K.p. KM.] Kuh-i Mori (Kham-i Zargar, Kapisa province), p. 339
[T.Sh.p. Ta.] Tagao (Parvan province), p. 342
[K.p. to T.Sh.p. TM.] Tepe Maranjan (Kabul province), p. 343
[K.p. to T.Sh.p. TKh.] Tepe Khazana (Kabul province), p. 347
Miscellaneous, p. 352
The Buddhist monastery of Zenda Banan, p. 352
The Chaman-i Hauzuri coin hoard, p. 352

[K.p. KSB.] The Khwaja Safa Buddha, Kabul, p. 353
[K.p. or T.Sh.p. SKB.] The Sarai Khuja Buddhas, Kabul, p. 354
[T.Sh.p. KK.] Khair Khana (Kabul province), p. 355
[T.Sh.p. TS.] Tepe Skandar (Kabul province), p. 358
[K.p. Ha.] Hadda (Ningrahar) province, p. 359
Schist, p. 360
Limestone, p. 374
Stucco, p. 377
* Figures, p. 377
* Heads of the Buddha (i), p. 385
* Heads of the Buddha (ii), p. 390
* Heads of the Buddha (iii), p. 393
* Heads of Bodhisattvas, princes and donors, p. 398
* Brahmans and laymen, p. 409
* Foreigners and barbarians, p. 417
* Soldiers, p. 425
* Devas and old people, p. 427
* Monks, p. 429
* Children, p. 432
* Female deities, donors and other women, p. 436
* Soldiers or monsters of Mara, p. 449
* Figures from the architectural relief decoration of stupas, p. 458

Medallions, p. 467

[T.Sh.p. KD.] Kama Dakka (Ningrahar province), p. 468
[T.Sh.p. ChS.] Chaghan Sarai (Kunar province), p. 470
[K.p. to T.Sh.p.] Tepe Sardar monastery, Ghazni, p. 471
[T.Sh.p. Ga.] Gardez (Paktia province), p. 472
The Mir Zakah coin hoard, p. 473

[ISL.P.] ISLAMIC PERIOD, p. 475
[Isl.p. Gh.] Ghazni (Ghazni province), p. 477
Decoration of the walls of Mas’ud lll’s palace, p. 478
Metal objects, p. 481
Ceramics, p. 489

[Isl.p. M.] Northern schools of bronze: Maimana, p. 493
[Isl.p. LB.] Lashkari Bazar, p. 494
Wall-painting, p. 494
Ceramics and potsherds, p. 496
Fragments of glassware, p. 503

[Isl.p. Q.] Qandahar (Qandahar province), p. 504

[MOD.P.] MODERN PERIOD, p. 505
[Mod.p. Kf.] Kafiristan, p. 507

RELIEFS RECOVERED BY AFGHAN CUSTOMS IN 1976–77, p. 527

Bibliography, p. 533