Buddha's face mutilated by Taliban
People sit near a sculpture of the Buddha whose face was destroyed by Taliban fighters at Jahanabad, Pakistan in the Swat valley.
Italian archeologist Luca Olivieri, left, talks with colleagues in Saidu Sharif, Pakistan. Olivieri and his partners are working to restore a carving of the Buddha destroyed by Taliban fighters in Pakistan's Swat valley.
A team funded by the Italian government is working with Pakistan's archaeology department to restore and preserve centuries-old Buddhist sites in northwest Pakistan.
A villager walks to a Buddhist stupa called the â€œAmlukdara,â€ which was damaged by thieves looking for statues in Pakistan's Swat Valley.
The face of a sculpture of the Buddha which was destroyed by Taliban fighters.