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Emshi tepe

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: St J. Simpson, F. Hiebert, P.L. Kohl
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 18, 2020 06:55 PM History
Emshi tepe is located in Jauzjan Province to the northeast of Shibarghan. Material on the site dates to the Hellenistic, Kushan, and Sassanian/Kushano-Sassanian periods.

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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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 98 F2 Emshi tepe

W. Ball observes that this urban site covers approximately 18 ha. and was surrounded by imposing walls with a circumference of 1.5 km. The site was re-built during the Kushan period and ultimately destroyed during the Sassanian period. The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Emshi tepe, AFG

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St J. Simpson, F. Hiebert, P.L. Kohl, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Emshi tepe: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 24 September 2020]

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