Province. 2km south of the centre of Haibak.
Kushano- Sasanian, 4th-5th C. (Architectural); Ghaznavid &
Seljuk, 11th-12th C. (Numismatic).
stupa-monastery complex, all completely carved from the bed-rock.
The monastery consists of five chambers, two of them sanctuaries.
One of them has a domed ceiling with an elaborate lotus leaf
decoration. On an adjacent hill is the stupa, surmounted by
a harmika, with several more rough caves around the base.
A hoard of Ghaznavid coins was found by chance in one of the
Ball, W. Archaeological Gazetteer of
Afghanistan, Paris, 1982, p. 266