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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"PALACE OF MAS'UD III,

LOCATION: Ghazni Province. 136 km south of Kabul.

DATE:
Ghaznavid & Ghurid, 11th-13th C. (Ceramic, documentary, stylistic, etc)
; Timurid, 15th-16th C. (Stylistic).

DESCRIPTION: " The palace is a complex of buildings surrounding a central, marble paved courtyard. The most significant find was a long, decorated marble frieze with an inscription in Persian, 250 m long. Other finds include objects of glass, ceramic and bronze, decorative stuccos, paintings, marbles and tilework."

From Ball, W. Archaeological Gazetteer of Afghanistan, Paris, 1982, p. 106


CONDITION:
Completely destroyed

 

 

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