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  1. Do the Four Rivers Lead Us to the Garden of Eden?

    ... a traveler around the harsh deserts of southern Iran and Pakistan. Indeed the word Havilah can be traced to the root ... for incense making, and onyx further points to Iran and Pakistan. The Greek writer Theophrastus, and Pliny the Elder ... in Afghanistan as the source of bdellium and even today Pakistan is one of the few suppliers of Onyx. 13 And the name ...

    Rob Mcroberts - 15/10/2017 - 02:04

  2. Ashoka the Great: From Cruel King to Benevolent Buddhist

    ... also Bhutan, Nepal, and Bangladesh in the east, as well as Pakistan, Afghanistan, and parts of Iran in the west. Much of ... his father to send Ashoka to Taxila (in modern day Pakistan) to quell an uprising. Susima’s plan backfired, ...

    dhwty - 21/10/2015 - 03:54

  3. 4,000-Year-Old Copper Crown Found in India

    ... discovered at an Indus Valley site in either India or Pakistan. Earlier, a silver crown was found at another late ... extended from 2,600 B.C. to 1,900 B.C. Located in Pakistan and northwest India, artifacts from the Indus Valley ...

    ancient-origins - 11/01/2015 - 00:37

  4. Experts say Mohenjodaro may disappear in 20 years

    ... (which means Mound of the Dead) were first uncovered in Pakistan in 1922, its significance was not fully realised.  ...

    aprilholloway - 15/10/2013 - 06:18

  5. Decoding the mysterious ancient Indus Valley script will shed light on powerful ancient civilization

    ... that extended from what is today northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India. It is one of the three oldest ... sites over 800,000 square miles in northwest India and Pakistan have been excavated, so there is still much to ...

    Mark Miller - 23/10/2015 - 14:50

  6. What Does Alexander the Great Have to Do with Buddhist Imagery?

    When Alexander the Great arrived in Pakistan and India two very different civilizations ... a Greek belief system, but it also influenced parts of Pakistan, India and Afghanistan. In later times, symbols and ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 04/02/2016 - 03:45

  7. 3,500-Year-Old Gemstones from Kuwait Shed Light on One of the Oldest Civilizations in the Middle East

    ... of Failaka, but were imported – probably from India and Pakistan.” The Dilmun Civilization: An Important Location ... in around 1600 BC, when it resumed relations eastward to Pakistan and India.” Lastly, Damgaard isn’t very happy ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 25/01/2017 - 22:58

  8. Afghan Archaeologists Battle Chinese Mining Interests in Fight to Save Ancient Buddhist Paradise

    ... looted. Located 25 miles southeast of Kabul near the Pakistan border in the Taliban-controlled Logar Province, it ... on a major transit route for insurgents filtering in from Pakistan. However, the instability and turmoil of the region ...

    aprilholloway - 03/05/2015 - 17:29

  9. Remorseless Chronicles of Slaughter: Fatal First Contact Between Ancient Greece and the Tribes of India

    ... with their bare fingers. Indus River in Kharmang District, Pakistan. ( CC BY-SA 3.0 ) A Massacre on The Indus River On ...

    Mark Oliver - 26/06/2018 - 18:59

  10. Did the mythical Saraswati river of the ancient Vedas really exist?

    ... in India it is called the Ghaggar, and as it moves into Pakistan, it becomes the Hakra.  Although its river bed ... of the time - covered vast areas of modern day Pakistan and Western India from Kashmir to Gujarat,” writes ...

    aprilholloway - 07/10/2014 - 01:45

  11. Ancient Whale with Four Legs Found Along the Coast of Peru

    ... for the Americas, and the most complete outside India and Pakistan ." This figure shows the bones of Peregocetus, the ...

    ancient-origins - 06/04/2019 - 01:31

  12. The Double-Headed Eagle: An Everlasting Symbol of Power

    ... at Sirkap Stupa, the Indo-Greek archaeological site, Pakistan (1 st century BC to 1 st century AD) ( Public Domain ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 15/06/2017 - 19:09

  13. Greek Indonesia

    ... AD) levels at the site of Sirkap, in the Taxila region of Pakistan . A Sembiran potsherd inscribed with characters in ... Asian region that includes modern Afghanistan and northern Pakistan was under Achaemenid and then Greek rule into the ...

    chimera - 11/07/2016 - 23:12

  14. Rigorous Genetic Analysis Proves the Yeti is Not an Unknown Species

    ... (Part I) Himalayan brown bear from Deosai National Park, Pakistan. A new study ties DNA from purported Yetis to Asian ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 30/11/2017 - 13:57

  15. The Delhi Sultanate: 300 Years of Muslim Power Over the Indian Subcontinent

    ... India. His empire included eastern Afghanistan, all of Pakistan, and northern India. ( Public Domain ) Top Image: A ...

    dhwty - 22/06/2018 - 14:00

  16. Link Between the Huns and Vizsla Dogs Unravels an Ancient Enigma

    ... Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Eastern Iran, South-Western Pakistan, Northern Caucasus region, as well as parts of ... Proto-Slavic-speaking group believed to move from Indo-Pakistan to Central Europe and then, during the early Middle ...

    Ksana - 14/02/2020 - 19:05

  17. Ten Amazing Cities from the Ancient World

    ... stables, and reservoirs. The ancient city of Mohenjo Daro (Pakistan, c 2600 BC) When the ancient ruins of Mohenjo Daro ... (which means Mound of the Dead) were first uncovered in Pakistan in 1922, its significance was not fully realised.  ...

    aprilholloway - 21/09/2014 - 14:06

  18. Power and Prestige across Asia: A History of Chariots, Part II

    ... it was used in battles.       A chariot scene from Pakistan, Gandhara region, third century. Public Domain ...

    dhwty - 22/06/2015 - 03:47

  19. The Radhanites: A Glimpse into the Trade Networks of the Middle Ages

    ... and al-Jeddah (Jeddah), and further east to al-Sind ( Pakistan), al-Hind (India), and al-Sin (China). From China ... Egypt, and modern day Israel, Syria, Iraq, and again to Pakistan, India, and China. In his work, Ibn Khordadbeh also ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 19/06/2020 - 13:58

  20. The Indus Valley Civilization – One of the Oldest and Most Neglected

    ... the people in the Indus Valley (located in what is today Pakistan and western India), were building India’s first ...

    aprilholloway - 14/04/2013 - 08:40

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