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Gold seal - Ishtar as Mistress of Animals, Turkmenistan, ca 2000 BC, Schaffhausen Museum BACTRIAN OR PERSIAN?

Gonur Depe is a Bronze Age site in Turkmenistan, dating back to the first half of the second milennium BCE, contemporary to the Mesopotamien and Indus Valley civilizations. The first agricultural settlements in the Murgab River delta appeared in the 7th millenium BCE. The area was later called Margush in old Iranian texts and Margiana by Greek authors. The area of Margiana was 3000 square km wide and consisted of more than 70 oasis and 150 settlements.

1928 - Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.