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A. 01. 4 Stein, 1928, Vol. 2, 939-940; Vol. 3, P1. A. A. A. iA. A. A. A. A. 026. 6 Refer to discussions of this and the nearby bridge, Takht-i-pul, in Tate, 1910-1912, Vol. , 294; Stein, 1928, Vol. 2, 937-938. mound crowned by ruins about 1 mile north of this site was observed but not visited. Some 6 miles south on the west bank of the Farah Rud was a ruined Islamic building about 75 by 50 yards in dimensions. POrrERY6 1. Seistan Ribbed ware 2. Nad-i-Ali Ridged (Fig. 9b) 3. ; (b) several sherds of a dark, almost gray or grayware, different in appearance, however, from 3a.
50 meters) a brick wall or platform was encountered. The bricks of the exterior wall measured 133 by 133 by 3i inches; those of the interior wall, 221 by 11 by 31 inches. The pottery in Period II is especially important. It includes yellow or red jars with some incised decoration,. 6 1 Ghirshman, 1939, 17, P1. 3. immediately preceding Achaemanian; see Berghe, 1959, 17. 3 Ghirshman, 1939, P1. A. A. 75. 4 Ghirshman, 1939, P1. A. A. A. A. 84. 6Ghirshman, 1939, P1. A. A. 85. 2 Or Stone objects found included mortars and pestles.
1, 21. 8 Note, especially, Le Strange, 1930, 335 and footnote. , Mohammad of Ghazni defeated Khalaf, a powerful reigning prince of probably Kaiani descent and a patron of learning and religion. , when Khalaf's son was restored as its ruler under the aegis of the Seljuk rulers of Iran. D. ). 2 In spite of the general depression of Iran under early Mongol rule, the province continued to flourish, though probably not so fully as previously. 4 The Kaiani rulers of Seistan submitted, at least nominally, to the Karts, the ruling line ofHerat.
ARCHEOLOGICAL STUDIES IN THE SEISTAN BASIN OF SOUTHWESTERN AFGHANISTAN AND EASTERN IRAN by Jr. Walter A. Fairservis