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Title: The Pakol
Subtitle: A Distinctive, but Apparently not so Very Old Headgear from the Indo-Iranian Borderlands
Author(s): VOGELSANG, Willem
Journal: Khil'a
Volume: 2    Date: 2006   
Pages: 149-155
DOI: 10.2143/KH.2.0.2021290

Abstract :
This article focuses on a very distinctive type of headdress, widely worn in the tribal parts of Pakistan and in parts of eastern Afghanistan. The article discusses the political meaning of wearing such a headdress, its history, and in particular its often assumed origins with the Greek-Macedonian invaders of Afghanistan in the fourth century B.C.

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