Day: October 30, 2015

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The Bactrian Hoard from 2,000 years ago

Some 2,000 years ago, a nomadic tribe from Bactria — a province of modern-day Afghanistan between the Hindu Kush Mountains and the Amu Darya River — entombed one man and four women within the walls of a 4,000-year-old temple. In 1978, while excavating the former Bactria region, Russian archeologist Viktor Sarianidi stumbled across the tombs […]

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