Abiverd

Abiverd

Abywerd belongs to medival historic periods, located in the west of Kaka district center. Abiward or Abi-ward, was an ancient Sassanid city in modern-day Turkmenistan. Archaeological excavations at the ancient city of Abiward have been made in the last century to about 8 km west of the Kahka station in an area of 12,000 m2. The central tell is 60 feet high and 700 feet round. It corresponds to the modern town Dargaz. The Bandiyan complex is located near Abiward. This archaeological site was founded in 1993 and unites about 200 structures in Kaki and Tejen districts of Akhal region. The center of the reserve – the medieval town of Abiverd or Peshtak (western Kaka) – in ancient times, one of the largest cities of Northern Khorasan, often mentioned in historical sources along with Nisa, especially since the Arab conquest.
This archeological site was founded in 1993 and unites about 200 structures in Kaka and Tejeni districts of Akhal region. The center of the reserve – the medieval town of Abiverd or Peshtak (western Kaka) – in ancient times, one of the largest cities of Northern Khorasan, often mentioned in historical sources along with Nisa, especially since the Arab conquest.
There are traces of a large Seljuk town, as well as ruins of a Turkmen village of the XVIII – XIX centuries. The jewel of the reserve is the historical and architectural complex of Meana Baba (XI-XV centuries). There are also world-known monuments of ancient agricultural cultures of the Eneolithic and Bronze Age: Altyn-Depe, Namazga-Depe, Ulug-Depe, Ilginly-Depe and others.                                                                                                                                           

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