Mazar Tagh

Mazar Tagh

 

a mountain range in the western Kashgar Plain in western China. The range is approximately 150 km long, with elevations reaching 1,635 m; it is composed primarily of sandstones. Deserts with very sparse vegetation predominate.

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Those referred to in those publications as Fragments 12, 15, 16, 23, 27, 30, and 33 belong to the Stein collection and come from Mazar Tagh.
However, a significant Sogdian presence at sites such as Mazar Tagh, Dandan Uiliq, and Old Domoko is clear from references in the Khotanese, Chinese, Tibetan, and Judeo-Persian documents from these sites, (8) as well as from the earlier discoveries of Sogdian documents cited above.
If so, it may be compared with the name of the spata Sijaka, which is attested on a wooden stick from Mazar Tagh.