Archaeological Buddhist Workshops Found near Peshawar, Pakistan

The archaeological sites of Buddhism in Pakistan have been discovered many times, but now the first time, the discovery of Indo-Greek, Greek era in Peshawar. These archaeological works include iron works or iron vessels. According to experts, these archaeological sites are some 2200 years old, which are from three major periods in four hundred years.

Surprisingly it has been discovered in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa capital, Peshawar’s most modern and large residential area of ​​Hayatabad. In the past, a major way to trade from Afghanistan to Afghanistan and Central Asia was from Takhmum to Peshawar, and these worksshops have been discovered near that route.

Gul Rahim, professor of archeology, University of Peshawar University said that this is a huge discovery among the modern population of Hayatabad. He said that initially they felt that it is also an archaeological part of the Buddhist, but it is known from the signs that are derived from the marks that were found on the excavation.

Professor Gul Rahim said that places of iron melting batteries and then the places to discover the iron are also discovered. At this point, many small workshops are discovered, which are also located together. These workshops have also got kitchens and some vessels that are being investigated.

This discovery is of great significance and experts find that here the way the caravan came from Afghanistan, Central Asia, Iran and Greece on this route and fought here and fought here and they have governed From this place there are three different periods of time. They are found in ancient Asia, Greek and Kushan periods, and these are very ancient artifacts which are being further investigated.

Professor Gul Rahim said that Kushan was those who came to Iran and India. According to Professor Gul Rahim, although the area was excavated in the region in 2007, when the river was being built for drainage.

After that, in some of the year 2017, some people came to their office at the University and showed some coin and vessels that they had met them during the excavations in Hayatabad. He said that work was started and initially it seemed like discovering Buddhist archaeological sites in other areas of the province is similar, but during the excavation, there are some 2200 years Ancient and away from the time the invaders came from Greece.

According to Professor Gul Rahim, from which place these archaeologists have discovered, there may be more information on some donkeys from the right side, while most of the archaeologists will end up due to modern buildings.



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