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Afghanistan: Afghan crown arrives at the British Museum

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this app going around has been traveling the world with this fellow treasure and has just arrived in London and like all star turns its rival is being mocked by a photo shoot although it's being delicately handled it was originally designed to be dismantled so that it could easily be transported this is a crown that was probably worn by a nomadic princess in the first century AD is made up of lots of very delicate pieces of gold there are five individual trees and it separates into six individual pieces for easy transportation the portable crown and many other incredible objects can be seen in this treasure trove from Afghanistan's unique and spectacular pass