SPACH Photo Catalogue of Major Priority Sites and Monuments:

Provinces:

Badakhshan Badghis
Baghlan
Balkh
Bamyan
Farah
Faryab
Ghazni
Ghor
Herat
Helmand
Jawzjan
Kabul
Kandahar
Kapisa
Khost
Kunar
Kunduz
Laghman
Logar
Nangarhar
Nimroz
Nuristan
Paktika
Paktya
Parwan
Samangan
Sari Pul
Takhar
Uruzgan
Wardak
Zabu
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"QAL'A-I GĀWARGīN,

LOCATION: Bāmiyān Province. In the lower end of the Sarikol gutley, c. 12 km above Shahr-i Barbar.

 

DESCRIPTION: Remains of an ancient mud-brick fort, built in a very inaccessible position with a ravine on two sides. It has several towers. Inside is a rock-cut staircase descending below ground level. Just below the fort is a mound resembling a stupa."

From Ball, W. Archaeological Gazetteer of Afghanistan, Paris, 1982, p. 207


CONDITION:

 

 
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