S3, Ep. 8. A Conversation with Waleed Ziad

Cover image for episode 8, season 3, with guest Waleed Ziad

Dr. Waleed Ziad is Assistant Professor and Ali Jarrahi Fellow in Persian Studies in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His newest book, published by the American Numismatic Society in 2022, is: In the Treasure Room of the Sakra King: Votive Coinage from Gandhāran Shrines. In this episode of the Planchet, we talk about the new book, the history, coinage, and geography of Gandhara, who exactly was the Sakra King, and Waleed’s early numismatic and archaeological adventures.

Total Time: 46:26
Music: Traditional rabab music from Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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