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Plan of Ai Khanum
Imageby Claude Rapin

Plan of Ai Khanum

Plan of Ai Khanum as it was excavated by the D.A.F.A until 1978
Greek and Aramaic inscriptions by king Ashoka
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Greek and Aramaic inscriptions by king Ashoka

Bilingual (Greek and Aramaic) inscriptions by king Ashoka at Kandahar (Shar-i-kuna). (3rd century BCE). Preserved at Kabul Museum. Today disappeared. Two-dimensional inscription. Greek (transliteration) 1. δέκα ἐτῶν πληρηεὺς...
Imagining the Amazons: Women Warriors in Greco-Roman Art
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Imagining the Amazons: Women Warriors in Greco-Roman Art

Amazon warriors frequently appeared in the art, literature, and mythology of the ancient Greeks and Romans. The idea of a female warrior society existing on the fringes of civilization continues to capture the imagination of modern generations...
Silver Dogs from Bactria
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Silver Dogs from Bactria

Pair of silver dogs wearing hatched collars from the 3rd-2nd millennium BCE originating in Bactria in Central Asia. The dogs are 1.5 inches (4cm) long with a vertical hole through each. It is thought they may have been worn as pendants on...
Coin of Eucratides I
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Coin of Eucratides I

A silver tetradrachm of the Bactrian king Eucratides I (r. c. 171–145 BCE). (Numisamiatics Museum, Athens)
Map of Alexander the Great's Conquests
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Map of Alexander the Great's Conquests

A map showing the route that Alexander the Great took to conquer Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, and Bactria.
Achaemenid Empire Map
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Achaemenid Empire Map

Map of the Persian Achaemenid Empire at its greatest extent under the reigns of Darius the Great and Xerxes. Inspired by Historical Atlas of Georges Duby (p.11, map D), this map was made by Fabienkhan the 24th of August 2006, using Inkscape...
The Empire of Alexander the Great
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The Empire of Alexander the Great

A map showing the Empire of Alexander the Great, his conquests, and the routes he took (334 BC - 323 BC). Major cities, roads, and battles are indicated.
The Persian Empire
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The Persian Empire

The Persian Empire about 500 BC.
Demetrius I Tetradrachm
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Demetrius I Tetradrachm

Silver tetradrachm from Bactria, reign of Demetrius I, 205-171 BCE. O: Head of Demetrius I. R: Hercules.
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