The Lesser-Known Ancient Civilization Which You Have Probably Never Heard Of

There was a fifth river civilization along with Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, and China

Bactrian Princess, a fertility deity of the Oxus Civilization. Image source: Wikimedia Commons.

InIn 1979, just before the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, a struggling archaeologist made a spectacular find. He found huge piles of gold in the graves of nomads in Northern Afghanistan.

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Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

Top writer in History, Science, Art, Food, and Culture. Interested in lost civilizations and human evolution. Contact: prateekdasgupta@gmail.com