ARCHEOLOGICAL STUDIES IN THE SEISTAN BASIN OF SOUTHWESTERN by Jr. Walter A. Fairservis

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02. 2 Stein, 1928, Vol. 3, P1. 115, Atish. 010. 14 Stein reports Seistan Ribbed ware'6 as absent, but an abundance of glazed wares which are described but not illustrated by F. A. D. In medieval times it was known as Zaranj. 19 SITE 9, MIL-I-KASIMABAD: A complex of ruins a few miles northwest of Zahidan in which the most prominent feature is a ruined minaret over 70 feet high. At the top of the minaret two relievo bricks were found. 2' SITE 10, GHALA-TAPPA: A double-walled structure set on a low mound about 1 mile northwest of Mil-i-Kasimabad.

The long desert roads across southern Afghanistan were hardly suitable for continued reenforcement. An indication of how slight the Achaemenid hold in southern Afghanistan was is perhaps furnished by the fact that so few Achaemenid coins have been found there. 5 Alexander's campaign in eastern Iran was confined to its northeastern part, with Balkh as his main objective. Balkh was apparently the most important city of Bactria and as such the last major Achaemenid city still unconquered. ). Apparently the revolt was supported by Barsaentes, satrap of Drangiana, so that after the defeat of Satibarzanes, Alexander thought it expedient to invade Seistan.

7. Stages in the construction of a Baluch house in southern Seistan. 29 30 ANTHROPOLOGICAL PAPERS AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY Vol. 48 reverenced in the same way as by the Tajik, but the Baluch have their own local saints and holy men as well. However, none of these is regarded with the same reverence as the shrines of Bibi Dost and Amian. 1 These tales are filled with battles and heroic deeds. Mohammad Omar is a stocky, heavy-set man about 40 years old. He has four sons ranging from 16 to seven years in age.

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