A) Ivory work, which is similar to Indian workmanship in Khushan times
B) The tallest Buddha statue sculptured out of rock in the early century of the Christian era
C) Theravada form of Buddhism
D) None of these
Correct Answer: A
Solution :[a] The two great centers of Buddhism in ancient time in Afghanistan were Begram and Bamiyan. Situated in the northern in the north of this country are famous for ivory work, which similar to India workmanship in Kushan times. Bamiyan has the distinction of possessing the tallest Buddha statue sculptured out of rock in the early century of the Christian era. It has thousands of natural and artificial caves in which the monk lives. Buddhism continued to hold ground in Afghanistan until the seventh century A.D. when it was supplanted by Islam.
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