It has been said by the Taliban that They have started searching for this 2000 year old treasure. According to Ahmadullah Wasik, deputy of the Culture Commission in the Taliban government, the investigation is going on in the matter. And its complete information gathered.
This Treasure has a Special Connection With India.
The Taliban captured Afghanistan on 15 August, but they forgot that the country was in a very bad condition. The financial aid to the country has stopped from all sides. The warning of hunger in the country already given by the United Nations. Meanwhile, the eyes of the Taliban are on that Bactrian gold. Which is about 2000 years old.
Removed 400 years ago
Bactrian gold extracted 4 decades ago i.e. 400 years ago. This gold deposit is in Tella Tapa area of Sherberghan district of Northern Afghanistan. This gold extracted from the tombs of the 6 richest Banjaras. You surprised to know that this gold has a deep connection with India.
All Information will be Collected
It said on behalf of the Taliban that they have started searching for this 2000-year-old treasure. According to Ahmadullah Wasik, deputy of the Culture Commission in the Taliban government, the investigation is going on in the matter. And its complete information gathered. If gold has gone out of Afghanistan, then it considered as treason. Talking with Tolo News, he said that if the old goods related to the culture of the country would sent out. Then strict action taken.
This treasure extracted from the graves of six rich Banjaras in the year 1978-1979. These tombs belong to the Saka tribal community in Central Asia in Afghanistan or the Yuhezi community of north-east China.
What’s in this Treasure
There were more than 20,000 objects in these tombs. These included gold rings, coins, weapons, earrings, bracelets, necklaces, arms and crowns. Apart from gold, many of these crafted from precious stones such as turquoise, carnelian and lapis lazuli.
The Bactrian Treasury is an Important Asset of Afghanistan
Which brought to Rashtrapati Bhavan by the previous government in February 2021. and was displayed to the public. However, after the fall of the Ghani government, concerns raised about its security. According to experts, this treasure brought from China by Yuheji. Who had reached here during the second century. It was he who established the Kushan Empire in India. At the same time, some people also believe that some part of this treasure also belongs to the Maharaja of the Tiberis kingdom.
Relations With India
According to Sarinidi the treasure was collected from China by the Yuezhi lords. who reached Bactria in the 2nd century BC and later established the Kushan Empire in India. According to other scholars, the Scythians of modern Iran buried it in the hoard. During excavations, Sarinidi and his team discovered a skull and skeleton dating back to the twentieth or thirties, surrounded by gold ornaments and ornaments. It contained the bones of a woman who was described by Sarinidi as a fearsome princess.