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A Stop on the Silk Road: The Archaeology of Afghanistan
Fremont Main Library – Fukaya Meeting Room
Saturday, October 4, 2008, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The Fremont Main Library invites you to a presentation about archeological sites and objects of Afghanistan. This program is in celebration of a traveling exhibition of extraordinary archaeological treasures from the National Museum of Afghanistan in Kabul. This exhibition has been in the National Gallery of Art and will be in San Francisco at the Asian Art Museum from October 24, 2008 to January 25, 2009. It will also travel to the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston and to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

This presentation is by Nadia Tarzi, Executive Director and founder of the Association for the Protection of Afghan Archaeology. This is a non-profit organization dedicated to the archaeology and cultural heritage of Afghanistan. For more information, visit www.apaa.info.

This event is free. No reservations are required. Seating limits will be observed. For more information, call (510) 745-1401. The Fremont Main Library, a branch of the Alameda County Library system, is located at 2400 Stevenson Boulevard and is wheelchair accessible. The Library will provide an ASL interpreter for any event with at least 7 working days notice. Please call 510-745-1401 or 510-489-1655 (TDD).

– Farah

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