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Old Kandahar citadel

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Carolin Johansson, Rune Rattenborg
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 10, 2023 11:36 AM 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.

31.6026085582, 65.6588689353

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, 2023 <> [accessed: 13 April 2024]

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