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Jiga 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 May 14, 2019 09:21 AM History
A site located in Balkh Province, east of Dilbarjin. The material observed at the site dates to the Hellenistic, Kushan, and Early Sasanian 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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See Further:

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 98 G1 Jiga tepe

W. Ball observes that this site begins as a circular fortification wall with towers that may surround a temple. Following destruction and abandonment, it was eventually reoccupied by mudbrick building of the Kushan period, Its final phase was as a wealthy house.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Jiga tepe, AFG

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St J. Simpson, F. Hiebert, P.L. Kohl, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Jiga tepe: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 02 June 2020]

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