Though the Gur Khan himself is not described as having extended his conquests into Persia, the shah of Kharezm followed up the victory by invading Khorasan and plundering the cities and treasuries of Sanjar.
The Gur Khan came with a vast army of Turks, Khitaians, and others, and defeated Sanjar near Samarkand (Sept.
Built Gur (now Firuzabad), under the name of Ardashir-khurre (the glory of Ardashir).
There is no evidence of any profession of Christianity on the part of the Gur Khan, though the daughter of the last of his race is recorded to have been a Christian.
A similar inscription and sculpture is on a rock near Gur (Firuzabad) in Persia.