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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 19, 2020 12:33 PM History
Banbhore is located 65 km east of Karachi. Its sequence of occupation stretches from the first century BC to the thirteenth century AD.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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settlement, port


The submission for consideration for UNESCO World Heritage Site status notes: "... the site’s surface remains represent the best preserved early Islamic urban form in South Asia and the region’s best preserved mediaeval port."

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Jeffrey Becker, 'Banbhore: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 18 September 2020]

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