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Dr. Muhammad Kashif Ali
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published on 30 June 2015
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Sirkap was the second most important site of ancient Gandhara in Punjab-Pakistan. The city was established by a Greco-Bactrian ruler in the 2nd century BCE and lost its importance when Kushan rulers built another city named Sirsukh. One may see different phases and cultural layers at the Sirkap site. This is a panoramic view of Sirkap from the main avenue.

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About the Author

Dr. Muhammad Kashif Ali
Ethno-historian focusing in mountain communities of Pakistan like Kalasha, Kho, Shin, Hunzakut, Balti etc, teaching history in university and PhD in ethno-history of the Kalasha people of Chitral-Pakistan.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Ali, D. M. K. (2015, June 30). Sirkap. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3971/sirkap/

Chicago Style

Ali, Dr. Muhammad Kashif. "Sirkap." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 30, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3971/sirkap/.

MLA Style

Ali, Dr. Muhammad Kashif. "Sirkap." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Jun 2015. Web. 28 Jul 2021.