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Old Kandahar citadel

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Carolin Johansson, Rune Rattenborg
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jun 21, 2022 12:23 PM History
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Tradition holds that the Iron Age and Achaemenid citadel of Old Kandahar was re-established during the time of Alexander the Great. It functioned as a local seat of power for at least two millennia.

31.6026, 65.6589

settlement, archaeological site, citadel


Centre point location extracted from polygon drawn around entire site as identified on Google Earth base imagery in QGIS 3.x.

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Carolin Johansson, Rune Rattenborg, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Old Kandahar citadel: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 30 January 2023]

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