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Peshtak Ateka.

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The largest center Peshtak (Ateka), areas between Akhal and the Merv oasis.
On a contour of a shakhristan of Abiverd it was surrounded by a thin low wall and a ditch.
In the limited thus high density built-up spot from accurate planning two floor spaces, functionally zones were allocated (inhabited and craft). Numerous traces of quarters are also outside a wall.
Experts note 4 planning types of houses of Peshtak from which three had avian central, angular or two side.
Walls, as well as everywhere, were adobe, overlappings - flat on wooden beams or darbaz (for big flights).

On materials of information department of the State committee of Turkmenistan on tourism and sport. "Religious and spiritual monuments to Central Asia". Author M. Hashimov. Saga publishing house, 2001