The book is based on swat valley archaeology, many most dependable ancient sites have been discussed in the content of the book. Hidden Treasures of Swat is written by a BS student Dildar Ali Khan and was first Published in USA in December,2014. Buddhism and Hindu Shahi dynasty have occupied many pages in the book owing to a deep relation between Swat Valley and Buddha. Buddha Sent a long period of his life in Swat Valley. Four major sites discussed in the book “Amluk Dara Stupa, Raja Gira Fort, Saidu Sharif Stupa and Budkara” reflects all the aspects and relation of Buddhism with Swat Valley.
Many expert and well known archaeologists like Sir Aurel Stein and Professor Giuseppe Tucci contributed the most to discover the priceless heritage sites in Swat Valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa even in the Pakistan. They discovered many Buddhist sacred sites and provided much more information about them, more than 50 major Buddhist sacred sites have been excavated and 100 rock reliefs have been documented in within Swat Valley till the day. Sites in the book “Hidden Treasures of Swat” Illuminates the great achievements of Italian Archaeological Mission (IAM) in Pakistan. First archaeological sites “Barikot Ancient Bazira” in the book was the biggest excavation in swat valley by Italian Archaeological Mission (IAM). Hidden Treasures of Swat illuminates the the beauty and attraction of swat and Pakistan. Just 100 Pages but quite enough to feel the power of the place.
Hidden Treasures of Swat
Author: Dildar KHAN
Open Library OL25649353M
Countries: United States, Pakistan
Places the book can be found in: National Library of Pakistan, TheBookPatch.com, Google Books.