Indo-Parthian Kingdom

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Map of Indo-Parthians shown in yellow within the map of Pakistan.

The Indo-Parthian Kingdom was a Parthian kingdom that was founded by Gondophares with Taxila as its capital in Pakistan.[1] The Indo-Parthian Kingdom existed from 19 to about 226 AD. They ruled mainly in what is now Pakistan, but also some parts of eastern Afghanistan, and Iran.[2]

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Coins of the Indo-Parthian king Abdagases, in which his clothing is clearly apparent. He wears baggy trousers, rather typical of Parthian clothing.

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  1. Abraham, George (2020-12-28). Lanterns on the Lanes: Lit for Life…. Notion Press. ISBN 978-1-64899-659-7. King Gondophares I thus founded the Indo-Parthian Empire with his capital at Taxila, where a number of Parthian or Pahlava monuments such as the remains of the Zoroastrian Fire Temple at Jandial have been found.
  2. Gazerani 2015, p. 26.

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