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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PUZ-I ISHAN

LOCATION: Baghlan Province,. 6 km south of Pul-i Khumri-Baghlan road.

DATES: Hellenistic, 3rd-1st C. BC; Kushan & Kushano-Sasanian, 1st-4th C. (Ceramic)

DESCRIPTION: Ruins of a stone bridge footings on N. bank; traces of mud brick walls, fortress on left bank of river with traces of mud-brick walls and scorch marks in middle level.

From Ball, W. Archaeological Gazetteer of Afghanistan, Paris, 1982, p. 62; J.L.Lee, SPACH survey, April 2000.

CONDITION: natural deterioration, some illegal diggings in lower mound.

 

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