Gunvor Lindström

Torbulok, Tadschikistan. Ein neuentdecktes Heiligtum im hellenistischen Osten

In 2008 two large vessels from Torbulok entered the collection of the National Museum of Antiquities in Dushanbe. They could be identified as a perirrhanterion (vessel for ritual purification) and a second cult vessel. Given this the findspot was identified as an ancient sanctuary. Excavations and a survey started in 2013. The archaeological investigation will put another sanctuary on the map of religious sites of the Hellenistic Far East.