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Qal'a-i Zal

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: F.T. 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 13, 2019 09:20 PM History
A fortified village, surrounded by ramparts, located in Qunduz Province on the right bank of the Qunduz River.

Satellite base map and modern symbology by Tom Elliott and Ryan M. Horne using Mapbox Studio tools and data. Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott.

37.317838, 67.921167


See Further:

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 99 C3 Qal'a-i Zal

According to Ball, the site dates to the Kushan and Hepthalo-Turk period (first to ninth century AD). Ceramics of the Timurid period (15th-16th century) are also in evidence. The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Qal'a-i Zal, AFG

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F.T. Hiebert, P.L. Kohl, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Qal'a-i Zal: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 20 October 2020]

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