Fate of Tilya Tepe Remains a Mystery

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Science  08 Nov 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5596, pp. 1199
DOI: 10.1126/science.298.5596.1199

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KABUL-- In 1978, Soviet archaeologists turned up more than 20,000 gold artifacts that were worked between 100 B.C. and A.D. 100 in unique styles echoing cultures between Greece and China. Although Kabul is rife with rumors on its location, the collection's fate remains a mystery.