the symbolism of this image?
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In the Afghan context, no. But it sure reminds me of the Mexican Eagle & Snake coat of arms, and the general triumph of good over evil: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Mexico
And of course the eagle and snake mosaic from the Imperial Palace of Constantinople: http://www.euratlas.com/Atlas/istanbul/mosaic_eagle_snake.html
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