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  1. Merv: In Ruins Today, How Does the Eternal City of the East Live on?

    ... for so long. That city is ancient Merv in modern-day Turkmenistan. Merv is no longer inhabited, though the descendants of the ... Camels grazing before the Great Kyz Kala, Merv, Turkmenistan. (David Stanley/ CC BY 2.0 ) It is debated among ...

    Caleb Strom - 27/07/2017 - 13:57

  2. Eternal Flames: Geologists Investigate Ancient Myths to Know More about Modern Fuel

    ... "The Door to Hell" gas deposit, nearby Derweze, Turkmenistan, has been burning since 1971. Wikimedia Commons ...

    lizleafloor - 19/05/2015 - 17:31

  3. One of a Kind Ancient Tablet with Horse Racing Rules Unearthed in Turkey

    ... a race at the national horse-racing stadium in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. Normally all horses competing here are Akhal-Teke horses. ( CC ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 03/05/2016 - 23:46

  4. The Secret Substance Soma: Bringing Human Beings Closer to the Gods

    ... dimension to this debate. It has been reported that in Turkmenistan, a large shrine dating to the 2nd millennium BC was discovered. ... as part of their rituals. The archaeological findings in Turkmenistan may provide clues or even hard evidence that could help explain ...

    dhwty - 22/05/2016 - 14:41

  5. Ancient Fortress Gonur-Tepe Reveals it Mysteries

    ... Age sites that was discovered by Russian archaeologists in Turkmenistan in Central Asia. It was a fortress town that was built in a ...

    ancient-origins - 10/04/2013 - 07:58

  6. Tomyris, The Female Warrior and Ruler Who May Have Killed Cyrus the Great

    ... to the east of the Caspian Sea, in parts of modern-day Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, western Uzbekistan, and southern Kazakhstan. Most ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 26/02/2016 - 03:55

  7. An Empty Tomb and a Site Full of Faith: Where Was the Virgin Mary Buried?

    ... One of the other suggested locations for her burial is in Turkmenistan, in a place called Mary, originally named Mari. People who live ... Mary was said to have died in the territory of modern Turkmenistan. There is also a tomb for Jesus located in India, but that is a ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 02/08/2016 - 14:47

  8. 2,300-year-old rural town uncovered in Israel

    ... the Levant, Mesopotamia, Kuwait, Persia, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, and northwest parts of India. Residents seem to have abandoned ...

    aprilholloway - 18/02/2014 - 22:30

  9. The Lost Legion of Carrhae: Did a Roman Legion End Up in China?

    ... is believed that they were most likely sent to what is now Turkmenistan. It was a Parthian custom to send prisoners of war captured in the ...

    Caleb Strom - 19/11/2018 - 18:55

  10. Archaeologists Uncover a Prehistoric Step Pyramid in the Steppes of Kazakhstan

    ... Bronze Age culture was in a region encompassing Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan from around 4,000 to 2,200 years ago. The culture ...

    Mark Miller - 19/08/2016 - 00:48

  11. The Three Hares Motif: A Cross-Cultural Symbol with Numerous Interpretations

    ... examples of this motif have been found in places such as Turkmenistan, Iran, Egypt, Syria, Germany, France, and England. The objects on ...

    dhwty - 02/04/2016 - 00:51

  12. The Tatars: The Golden Horde, People from Hell, Or Something Else?

    ... Central Asian countries such as Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan. Furthermore, as a result of diaspora, Tatar communities are also ...

    ancient-origins - 06/10/2018 - 23:05

  13. Did Ancient Irrigation Technology Travel Silk Road?

    ... established at the Geokysur river delta oasis in southeast Turkmenistan about 3,000 BC and further west at the Tepe Gaz Tavila settlement ...

    ancient-origins - 06/01/2018 - 01:58

  14. The Genghis Khan Biography: Military Genius, Genocidal Maniac, Serial Abuser Of Women

    ... Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Moldova, South Korea, North Korea, and Kuwait. The ...

    ashley cowie - 21/10/2018 - 18:58

  15. The Secret Strategic Plans of Darius the Great

    ... Soviet generals (as Vorossilov from Ukraine or Frunze from Turkmenistan) consulted the Turks to apply the above referred Siberian tactics ...

    nickospoulianos - 16/08/2018 - 19:14