Bactrian Coin: Demetrius I: Obverse. Kunduz Hoard, Kunduz Province.
Demetrius I, son of Euthydemos I ruled from 200-182 BCE. He wears an elephant headgear to proclaim his extension of Bactrian rule into Gandhara south of the Hindu Kush. He fought constantly against the Selucids, including a three year siege of Balkh.
Photo: Josephine Powell
- acku Afghanistan
- Image Size
- 4384x4170 / 3.2MB
- Contained in galleries
- NATIONAL MUSEUM I - BCE (Before Common Era)