• his route through the Punjab
Salt Range to the Jhelum river, and the exact
site of the decisive battle in which he defeated Poros
• the line taken during the near-disastrous retreat from
Indus Delta to Persia through Gedrosia.
The results of his archaeological and geographical expeditions were published in his book On Alexander’s Track to the Indus (1929) and in various articles.
The meeting point of East and West and the mixture
of the various cultures flourishing in those places were always the focus
of Stein’s scholarly interest. Greek culture transported far into the
heart of Asia was manifested in the Buddhist
art of Gandhara in Afghanistan
and Northern India.