Ancient Gandhara Kingdom Was A Melting Pot That Left Its Legacy in Art

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Gandhara was an ancient kingdom located in what is the region that is today northwestern Pakistan and northeastern Afghanistan. The history Gandhara can be traced all the way back to the Vedic period, when it was an independent kingdom. Subsequently, it was conquered by various powers, including the Achaemenid Empire, the Macedonian Empire, and the Mauryan Empire.