A Walk Through Taxila
The ancient remains in Pakistan represent a glimpse into the history of two of India’s major religions
- By Ria Misra and Alexis Matsui
- Smithsonian.com, December 22, 2010
“What is really interesting in Taxila valley is the relationship between Buddhist complexes and the metropolitan centers,” says archaeologist Luca Maria Olivieri, who has excavated there. Oliveri credits the Buddhist complexes in Taxila with influencing not only religious life in the region, but also agriculture and trade.