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coins & antiquities

of pakistan

from the ancient, medieval,

and classical periods

 

white hun terra cotta

 portrait

treasures of the kashmir smast

a recently discovered polity in

gandhara, pakistan,

centered around a

shaivite cave temple

 

Kushan-Sasan, Kidarite, While Hun,

Nezak, Turk Shahi, Hindu Shahi,

Saffarid, and Ghaznawid Periods

Ca. 4th – 11th C. AD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Treasures of the Kashmir Smast

Catalogue and Articles from the Journal of the Oriental Numismatic Society

 

 

The Kashmir Smast: An Introduction-

 

The Kashmir Smast: Interview at the Source with Ijaz Khan, an antiquarian from Swat

 

Bibliography

 

 

 

Kidarite Period

Ca. 4th-5th Century AD

 

History of the Kidarite Dynasty

 

A Queen Consort from the Early Kidarite Period-

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

Unpublished bronzes from the Kidara Period-

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

Kidarite Principalities- AE Units featuring the Crescent and Derivative Headdress (Gobl Kronen 5,6,12)-

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

Kidarite Principalities- Crude AE Units featuring diadem topped with a crescent (Gobl Kronen 15,16) -

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

Kidarite Principalities- AE Units featuring ram’s horn crown (Gobl Kronen 2) and derivatives -

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

Kidarite Principalities- Square Bust / Fire Altar Emissions with derivative Shapur III crown -

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

Kidarite Principalities- AE Units featuring turreted crown (Gobl Kronen 5) and derivatives -

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

Kidarite Principalities- AE Units featuring flat topped crown (Gobl Kronen 8,10) and derivatives -

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

Kidarite Principalities- Imitative types and Heavier Denominations -

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

Kidarite Principalities- A complete late Kidarite hoard from the cave valley -

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

Unpublished Kidarite Bronze- The Elephant and the Royal Globe-

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

 

 

 

Alxon and Hephthalite Period

Ca. 5th- 6th Century AD

 

Unpublished Bronzes from the Alxon Hunnic Period-

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan: Part I – History of the Alchon Huns

 

Unpublished Bronzes from the Alxon Hunnic Period-

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan: Part II - Presentation

 

The Alxon Huns- Additional Unpublished Emissions

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

The Alxon Huns- Tall bust with Three crescent headdress (var. Gobl Kronen 14)

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

The Alxon Lion Bronzes of Kashmir Smast- Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

AE Imitations of Indo-Greek Drachms from Mardan

c.4-6th Century AD (ONS)

 

Additional Indo-Greek Imitative Types

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

 

 

Nezak Period

Ca. 6th Century AD

 

Unpublished Bronzes from the Period of the Nezak Huns- Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

Nezak Huns- The Trident Tamgha

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

 

 

Turk Shahi Period

Ca. 8th – 9th Centuries AD

 

An Unpublished Turko-Hephthalite AE

"Simurgh" and Staff-

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

Unpublished Bronzes from the Period of

The Khanate of the Western Turks-

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

Khanate of the Western Turks- Cast Bronzes and Related

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

 

 

Hindu Shahi Period

Ca. 9th Century -1026 AD

 

Unpublished Bronzes of the Shahi Kings of Zabul and Gandhara-

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

 

 

 

Islamic Period

Ca. 9th – 11th Century AD

 

Early Islamic Coins from the Kashmir Smast

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

 

 

 

Unattributed Issues

Ca. 9th Century -1026 AD

 

Unattributed bronzes featuring plant and related tamghas

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

Unattributed bronzes

Kashmir Smast, NWFP, Pakistan

 

 

 

 

Antiquities

 

Seals, Bullae, and Plaques from the Alxon Period

 

Artifacts

 

 

University of Peshawar - Kashmir Smast Archaeological Research Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

© Copyright Waleed Ziad 2005

Member, Oriental Numismatic Society, Pakistan Numismatic Society