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137. Kul Marut


See also Peshwaran

Nimruz Province. On the Farah Road, five kilometers west of Peshwaran.

Date: Ghaznavid period, 11th century AD (stylistic evidence)

Part of the Peshwaran area of remains. The main building is a large mosque and adjoining madrasa. The entrance iwan still preserves part of a floriated Kufic script in moulded plaster. Inside some painted plaster decoration is still preserved, and there is the design of a molded masonic star over the mihrab. There are also remains of a solidy constructed bridge


Source: Warwick Ball, Archaeological Gazetteer of Afghanistan, 1982, n. 638

Latitude
  31° 30' N
 
  31.5º N
Longitude
  61° 30' E
 

61.5º E

UTM x
  357546.0741941243
UTM y
  3485991.0961748348
Zone
  41N
   
MGRS
  41RLQ5754685991



Kul Marut is found at the above
coordinates on JOG map
1501ANH4101_geo.pdf