It has been called the most famous photograph in the world. In her home country, the portrait is known as the Afghan Mona Lisa.
The haunted, piercing eyes that gaze at the camera display wariness and apprehension. She is young, but strikingly beautiful. Beneath the red shawl of her cloak, you can glimpse her coal-black hair.
Her image seizes your attention. It is a face that is not easily forgotten. Most of all, you are startled by those brilliant, lustrous green eyes.