3000 old city in Pakistan

Peshawar: The Pakistani archaeological experts and Italy have discovered a 3000-year-old city recently; it is being believed to be the remains of Alexander the Great, in joint excavation in northwest Pakistan region.

The discovery of the city named Bazeera was made in Barikot Tehsil of Swat District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province well-known for 5,000 years old civilization and its artifacts.

3000 year old city in Pakistan
File pic of 3000 old city in Pakistan

The discovery also finds special traces of Hindu temples, coins, stupa, pots and weapons of that period.

The experts — believe that Alexander came to Swat along with his army in 326 — BC and defeated the opponents in a battle at Odigram area and constructed the walled city named — Bazeera and a fort.

The experts also found hints of life in the city even before Alexander’s period which leads to very old history, if it is confirmed later.

Before Alexander, the followers of Indo-Greek, budhmat, Hindu Shahi lived in the city.



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