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Archaeological studies in the Seistan Basin of southwestern Afghanistan and eastern Iran.

Walter Ashlin Fairservis, Jr.

Archaeological studies in the Seistan Basin of southwestern Afghanistan and eastern Iran.

by Walter Ashlin Fairservis, Jr.

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Published in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sistan (Iran and Afghanistan)
    • Subjects:
    • Sistan (Iran and Afghanistan) -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 117-118.

      SeriesAnthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History ;, v. 48, pt. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN2 .A27 vol. 48, pt. 1
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p.
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5842434M
      LC Control Number61065182

      - Geology and hydrogeology of the Kabul basin - III S U M M A R Y The Kabul Basin is a plateau surrounded by mountains located in the eastern central part of the country, and is the site of the Afghan capital. The Kabul Basin covers an area of around km2 and is divided up into three sub-basins. Basin fill mainly. AFGHANISTAN. i. Geography. Natural istan is a fan-shaped country extending from the Wāḵān “handle” in the northeast at about 70° east longitude, out through the highlands to the southwest desert border with Iran at about 61° 3l’ east longitude.

        Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the Afghan Heritage Mapping Partnership has tripled the number of recorded archaeological features in . The basin is drained by the Helmand River, the only perennial desert stream between the Indus and Tigris-Euphrates Rivers. The Helmand River is the lifeblood of southern Afghanistan and has supported desert civilizations in the Sistan depression for over 6, years.

      The Sistan basin has been continuously inhabited by complex cultures for more than 5, years. One of the key archaeological sites on the Iranian side is the Burnt City, founded next to a presently dried-up branch of the Helmand River in B.C., and abandoned approximately a millennium later. The mostFile Size: 3MB. All told, DAFA surveyed hundreds of archaeological sites and historical monuments, and uncovered thousands of unique cultural and historical artifacts relating to Afghanistan's pre-history, Stone Age, Bronze Age, and the Achamaenid, Greco Bactrian, Kushan, Sassanid-Hepthalyte, Hindu Shahi, and Islamic, period before and after the Mongol invasions.


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