Lion shaped drinking container from 500-450 B.C. is displayed at the Basel, Switzerland Antiquities Museum, Feb. 12, 2003. The show 7,000 years of Persian Art comprises chiefly loans from the Iranian National Museum in Tehran.
Kazakhstan archaeologists found a tomb of a “Scythian princess”, Tengrinews.kz reports citing head of the expedition TImur Smagulov.
The burial site of the high-ranking young woman was discovered during reconstruction of Taskesken-Bakty road in Urdzhar region of East-Kazakhstan oblast. An expedition made of professors and students of Semipalatinsk and Pavlodar pedagogical institutes (...)
Chinese archaeologists say a cluster of ancient tombs in the country’s far west are arranged in a manner that implies a sun-worshiping culture. The tombs were found in Xinjiang’s Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County, a border region neighbouring Afghanistan and Pakistan, China’s state-run Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday.
Located on a crossroads of the ancient Silk Road, the tombs have been dated to (...)