The Project

Phototheca Afghanica
a project of Foundation Bibliotheca Afghanica

Historical Images
of Afghanistan

Please provide us with further historical images on Afghanistan, which may be included under your name in the Phototheca Afghanica.

The Afghanistan Museum in Exile

The Afghanistan Museum in Exile

Repatriated from Switzerland to Kabul in 2007

Picture of the Day

Group picture of three gentlemen standing in the grand stand of Paghman, decorated with flags and garlands. In the background a girl with dark veil and a had with broad rim is walking away.From left to right:1 Zia Homayun Ahmad, private secretary of King Amanullah; 2 King Amanullah Khan (1892-1919-1929-1960), son of Amir Habibullah Khan (11.1.1.2); 3 Mahmud Beg Tarzi, son of Ghulam Mhd. ‘Tarzi‘ (16.3), Afghan minister of Foreign Affairs

Group picture of three gentlemen standing in the grand stand of Paghman, decorated with flags and garlands. In the background a girl with dark veil and a had with broad rim is walking away.
From left to right:
1 Zia Homayun Ahmad, private secretary of King Amanullah;
2 King Amanullah Khan (1892-1919-1929-1960), son of Amir Habibullah Khan (11.1.1.2);
3 Mahmud Beg Tarzi, son of Ghulam Mhd. ‘Tarzi‘ (16.3), Afghan minister of Foreign Affairs

This project is kindly supported by the following partners
Swiss Confederation
Federal Office of Culture FOC
Federal Office for Civil Protection FOCP
Swisslos-Fonds Basel-Landschaft
The British Library
Federal Foreign Office
Moesgaard Museum
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