An elegantly carved stone figurine from Gonur.
A silver pin found at Gonur.
Small silver pins like this camel found in Gonur must have been transported across the Central Asian Desert by merchants on camels.
Small seals bearing this type of design, which originated in the Indus Valley of today's Pakistan, demonstrate the extent of the Oxus trading network.
An ivory mosaic panel that adorned a room at Gonur shows mythical creatures with the wings of a bird and the body of a lion.
An ivory mosaic panel that adorned a room at Gonur shows a mythical creature with the wings of a bird and the body of a lion.
Figurines with elongated bodies are common artifacts of the Oxus culture.
Jewlery, carved images of wheat, and the remnants of a stone eagle are among the artifacts from an apparent royal burial at Gonur.
Emotion researcher Jaak Panksepp
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