Samma dynasty

former 15th century dynasty of Sindh in Pakistan

The Samma dynasty (Sindhi: سمن جو راڄ) was a great power in the Pakistan, that ruled the region of Sindh, Kutch, parts of Punjab and Balochistan from c. 1351 to c. 1524, with their capital at Thatta in modern Pakistan; before being replaced by the Arghun dynasty.

The Samma dynasty has left its mark in Sindh with magnificent structures including the necropolis of and royalties in Thatta.[1][2]

They are said to have descended from the lineage of Jadam Aheers[3] or they are part of Lohana conferedency.

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  1. The Hindu - The world's largest necropolis
  2. Pakistan, Census Organization; Latif, Abdul (1976). Population Census of Pakistan, 1972: Larkana. Manager of Publications.
  3. ʻAlī, Anṡārī ʻAlī Sher (1901). A Short Sketch, Historical and Traditional, of the Musalman Races Found in Sind, Baluchistan and Afghanistan, Their Genealogical Sub-divisions and Septs, Together with an Ethnological and Ethnographical Account. Printed at the Commissioner's Press.