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Wall paintings

Buddha, fragment from Kakrak.

Buddha, fragment from Kakrak.

© Kabul Museum.

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Material
Stone and plaster
Type
Architectural elements | Paintings
Details
Wall painting fragments have mostly thin pigment in primary colors (red, blue, green, yellow). The figures are usually out-lined in black. The paintings have a white base on a ground of clay mixed with small stones and vegetal matter. Subjects vary but are often Buddha figures.  |
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Red List of Afghanistan Antiquities at Risk
Countries
Afghanistan
Period
Pre-Islamic