7 km south of Lashkargāh, at the confluence of the Arghandāb
and Helmand Rivers.
6th-7th C BC. (Epigraphic); Sasanian, 4rd-7th C. (Ceramic,
numismatic); Ghaznavid and Ghurid, 11th-13th C. (Architectural,
ceramic, epigraphic, historical).
forms the southern end of the Lashkari Bāzār complex,
and is dominated by an immense citadel on a mound of uncertain
date surrounded by a high enclosure wall. On top o the citadel
are the remains of many structures, both in mud and baked
brick, most neteable of which is a seven storey galleried
well donwn trrough the middle. At the foot of the citadel
is a ffree-standing Ghureid arch, and outside the enclosure
the most noteable remains are a mud-brick, Ghaznavid palace
and the probably later baked brick shrine of Ghiyyas al -Dīn.
There have been many inmportant accidentral finds from the
site, invcluding a collection of carved and inscribed bricks
to the north of the citadel and a stone weight with an Old
Persian cuneiform inscription found in the vicinity."
Ball, W. Archaeological Gazetteer of Afghanistan, Paris,
1982, p. 63