Treasures of the Indus is a Documentary programme.
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Treasures of the Indus
Series telling the story of the Indian subcontinent through the treasures of three very different people, places and dynasties that have shaped the modern Indian world. All too often, Pakistan is portrayed as a country of bombs, beards and burkhas. The view of it as a monolithic Muslim state is even embodied in the name of the country, 'the Islamic Republic of Pakistan'. Yet, as Sona Datta shows, it used to be the meeting point for many different faiths from around the world and has an intriguing multicultural past - a past about which it is to some extent in denial. It also produced some extraordinary and little-known works of art which Sona, from her work as a curator at the British Museum, explores and explains. episode 1.
Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)
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