Silk embroidered cotton with applied border and metallic threads 42.5â€ x 78
Swat Region of Pakistan; chipcarved wood; 34.5â€ x 32.25â€ x 22.5â€
Indo-Pakistan region. Excavated in the Old City at Lahore during the archaeological digs outside of Lahore Fort in circa 1960. Originally dented and encrusted; it has undergone extensive restoration. Copper metal alloy, 5.25â€ x 4â€.
Swat Region of Pakistan, cedar wood;16.5â€ x 37â€
Greg Mortenson, author of "Three Cups of Tea," discusses his experiences in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Since 1997, Mortenson's Central Asia Institute has raised funds to build 64 schools in remote tribal areas of the two countries. Mortenson demonstrates the potential of one person as a force of positive influence. Part of Notable Lectures & Performances series, Colorado College. Recorded January 15, 2008.