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Hi Ivano.

Vanya Wrote:
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> Hi Lee,
> sorry for late answer but I'm travelling abroad
> and have just bit of free time for myself.

No worries. Good for you.

> Pls be so kind to consider and see this post as a
> quick and a bit short eagle view about Central
> Asia, as a
> mere indication, forgiving me the may be not so
> clear and alternate jumping to one question
> to another, and also by some not accurate mixing
> of events.
> I'm a bit tired this evening but I would like to
> better draw your attention on this important area:
> Central Asia
> which has been remained unknow to "Western"
> Culture for centuries.......
>
>
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What do you think about the
> Jeitun?
>
> It is a "little part" which brought some light and
> attention and I hope further concrete actions
> to understand. IMHO, the important role played by
> Central Asia in the evolution of neighboring
> civilization which in turn expanded, during
> millennia to North - North West - South - Sout
> West - and East.
>
> The heart of all should be placed at first, of
> course IMHO, on the BMAC (as I said always
> and many
> times discussing the question of Central Asia):
> Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex.
>
> Here link to wiki, just to start (I guess you
> already has but posted for quick consultation):
> [en.wikipedia.org]
> from which this first preliminar chapter:
>
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ORIGIN
> There is archaeological evidence of settlement in
> the well-watered northern foothills of the Kopet
> Dag during
> the Neolithic period. This region is dotted with
> the multi-period hallmarks characteristic of the
> ancient
> Near East, similar to those southwest of the Kopet
> Dag in the Gorgan Plain in Iran.[2] At Jeitun (or
>
> Djeitun), mud brick houses were first occupied c.
> 6000 BC. The inhabitants were farmers who kept
> herds of
> goats and sheep and grew wheat and barley, with
> origins in southwest Asia.[3] Jeitun has given its
> name to
> the whole Neolithic period in the northern
> foothills of the Kopet Dag. At the late Neolithic
> site of Chagylly
> Depe, farmers increasingly grew the kinds of crops
> that are typically associated with irrigation in
> an arid
> environment, such as hexaploid bread wheat, which
> became predominant during the Chalcolithic
> period.
>
> May be you remember that I pointed toward BMAC
> about the question of Aratta...

Of course. For interested readers: The Mystery of Arrata.

> ABout the origin of Agriculture in Western Central
> Asia, which you posted the link, I can say that it
> its correct
> and also can be understood with with logical
> thinking considerning the geo-climatic situation
> and condition
> in such area:
>
> For that we have to keep clear in evidence the
> ALtai Flood and Siberiam Dam, which swepped up all
> the
> Central Asia area and left behind, after few
> millennia, the huge "Lake" formed by what we
> nowaday call
> Caspian Sea and Aral Sea (the last one pratically
> almost dried off while Caspian is loosing water
> cause
> the evaporation, according recent resesearches
> about)
>
> So it is logic that populaion living close to such
> lakes in an huge areas all around them and the
> area
> bordering the rivers which alimented such lakes,
> has all the condition to settle up and start breed
> livestock
> and deal with seed and plant which could be
> "addomesticated" having a lot of water at
> disposal, along with
> and ideal comfortable climate.
> Last but not least boating was well developped for
> them: just as mere example consider the Gobustan
> (Azerbaijan) Rocks painting (here un example):
>

> which inspired the reeds boat builded by Thor
> Eyerdal.
> Wiki link, as Always just to start:[en.wikipedia.org].

For the readers, with interesting connections to predynastic Egypt.

> Resuming the whole question can be pondered seeing
> breefly here:
>
> "Eurasian Ice Sheet - abt 12.500 BC"

Always excellent Ivano. The BMAC is an itch in the back of my mind and when time allows I will have to give it a thorough scratching. I am onboard with the notion this region is a key component in the rise of civilization. Your posts and the work of Ronnie Gallagher are most interesting.

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