Ahin Push Tepe monastery, (near) Jalalabad, Velayat-e Nangarhar, AF

Raw data

"003. Ahin Push Tepe
Ningrahar Province. Approximately 2 kilometers south of Jalalabad,
on a hill just to the west of the road to Hadda
Date: Kushan period, 2nd century AD (numismatic evidence).
A large stupa-monastery complex with later Islamic re-fortification, consisting of a square enclosure surrounding a central stupa.
Latitude 34.400000° N Longitude 70.450000° E"
DoDLRMP and CEMML (2010:#003 Ahin Push Tepe)

Jalalabad, Afghanistan Page
Other names: Djelalabad, Dzhelalabad, Jalālābād, Jalakot,Jalal-Kut, Tarun City, Jalālkot, Jelalabad, Jalalkot, Jalalkoat
World:Afghanistan:Velayat-e Nangarhar
Lat 34.4261 Long 70.4514

Input by: tmciolek, Aug 16, 2010

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 01 Oct 2012

Lat/Long coordinates' accuracy:
The monastery in question is assumed to be situated actually no farther than 2 km from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of Ahin Push Tepe monastery, AF.

General location of the Ahin Push Tepe monastery, AF.
Lat 34.400000 Longitude 70.450000
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (http://www.fallingrain.com), 2010.

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Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Ahin Push Tepe monastery - DoDLRMP and CEMML (2010:#003 Ahin Push Tepe)

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • Afghanistan:Velayat-e Nangarhar

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

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4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

  • Approx., Lat 34.400000 Longitude 70.450000 - DoDLRMP and CEMML (2010:#003 Ahin Push Tepe)

5. Other known nearby Buddhist monasteries

6. Modern name of the known nearest city, town, or village

7. The settlement's alternative/historical names

8. The settlement's coordinates

9. Monastery's major Buddhist tradition

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10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

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11. Date-early

  • 2nd century CE (numismatic evidence) - DoDLRMP and CEMML (2010:#003 Ahin Push Tepe)
  • MBM chrono-tag: <=0200 - tmciolek 01 Oct 2012
  • <=0200 0200-32p dated-e

12. Date-intermediate

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13. Date-late

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14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

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15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

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16. Additional notes

  • [missing data] (incl. details of the size of the monastic population)

17. Corrections & addenda to this page were kindly provided by

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