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Antiquities of Iron Age, Achaemenian, Mauryan periods discovered at Bhera

Antiquities of Iron Age, Achaemenian, Mauryan periods discovered at Bhera
trefwoorden: Pakistan - Bhera - Grieks - ijzertijd
Antiquities of Iron Age, Achaemenian (553-330BC), Greek (321-184BC) and Mauryan (14BC) periods have been discovered in an excavation from the Greek city of Bhera.
The excavation has been done by Dr M. Salim of Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations, Quaid-i-Azam University. According to the Institute, the ancient Bhera mounds are known as Barrian, which once flourished on the west bank of the River Jhelum. Recently it was also known as Kot Rajgan and Ahmadabad. Another Mediaeval Bhera near Motorway has Sher Shah Suri Mosque and is a few kilometres from Ahmadabad.

Lees verder bij: Hi Pakistan ( november 2003)