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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
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Last modified Aug 29, 2021 10:39 AM 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.

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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, 2021 <> [accessed: 24 June 2024]

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