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Three Kings
February, 1978 Noor Mohammad Khan

Three Kings

Kabul, Afghanistan

Haji Haleem Makoo (right) and Abdul Zahir Makoo (centre) are from Ghazni. They sold koochie (nomadic) embroideries at their shop in Kabul until the Soviet invasion forced them to move their familes to Peshawar in 1983. They were in the early wave of Afghan handicraft dealers to set up shop in Ander Sher, right off the Sunari (gold) Bazaar. The fellow on the left is a friend named Said Noor.


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Guest 16-Aug-2012 18:09
Sallam Noor khan ,, yes Abdul zahir is my grandfather and i m the sond 0f Abdul baqi.
Thanks alot 4 taking and uploading this photo in ur website.
Noor Khan23-Sep-2011 13:22
Arif wrora, is Abdul Zahir your grandfather? Are you in Peshawar?
Arif mako 22-Sep-2011 07:18
This would be nice gift for my grandfather
Sandi Whitteker24-Aug-2007 19:34
Wonderful portrait of these men! Nice shot! V
Arif Khan12-May-2007 17:50
This is an amazing image, especially the one of Haji Alim Makoo.
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