Posts Tagged ‘bactria’

Bactria – The Bountiful, Sought-after Region of Ancient History

Bactria was one of the more important historic regions of the ancient and classical world. A central point of more than one defining political event, Bactria experienced thousands of years of important classical history. Empires and kingdoms came and went, but many key cultures were forced to reckon with Bactria. It had a defining impact […]

First Excavations at 2,300-Year-Old Bactria Kingdom Fortress Completed

In the Boysun region of southeastern Uzbekistan, a joint Russian-Uzbek archaeological expedition recently achieved an historic first . They have just finished their initial round of excavations at an ancient fortress known as Uzundara. This was one of a group of military installations built in the region approximately 2,300 years ago, when the lands of […]

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