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Afghanistan's saved treasures

Afghan president Hamid Karzai has opened a British Museum exhibition featuring more than two hundred archaeological treasures on loan from the National Museum of Afghanistan. The priceless artefacts had been feared lost or stolen, but were preserved by a few meticulous Afghans. Presenter Sarah Montague went to visit the exhibition.

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