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Hi Ivano. Sorry for the late reply.

Vanya Wrote:
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> Interesting post and good photos Lee.
>
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> The cities that developed at Merv span the last
> 2,500 years, and together they form one of the
> most complex and well-preserved urban centers on
> the Silk Route of Central Asia.
>
> Well that's not enough to explain how "old" were
> populated the Merv Area.
> Silki Route is "Young".....

Indeed.

> The discoveries after more than 20 years of
> archaeological escavations, brought to the light
> the
> Adji Kui reality, named as "Citadel of Oasis".
> Datation of such "lost" civility dated back till,
> at least 4.000 years B.C. (Early bronse age).
> The main trade passing through such "Citadel of
> Oasis" were Lapislazuli Route......
>
> Discussion about can be read in these post here:
>
> 2008:
> [grahamhancock.com]
> 2013:
> [grahamhancock.com]
> 2015:
> [grahamhancock.com]
> 2015:
> [grahamhancock.com]

Thanks for the links. Very interesting. Hopefully others will take the time toe read them as well.

> and in some other occasions when discussing about
> ancient civilities, DNA migration tracks etc.
>
> And as I discussd few years ago with the
> "Archaeologist - Gabriele Rossi Osmida" who
> discovered that, there
> are serious probabilities as per some clues) that
> escavating more deep, will be brought more
> evidence for
> more ancient settlements.....
> The permission to escavate more deeply, till last
> yesr was not given from Turkmenistane governement
> yet.

> Central Asia and Turkmenistan in particular is,
> IMHO, the key to better understand what went on
> not only
> there but in in many other Western, North Western
> and South Western countries...


Very interesting Ivano. What do you think about the Jeitun?
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Excavations at the Neolithic site of Jeitun in Turkmenistan, Central Asia, were carried out by a British team between 1991 and 1994 as part of a collaborative project with Soviet and Turkmenian archaeologists. Jeitun was first systematically excavated in the 1950s by Professor V.M. Masson and was shown to be a small settlement of mudbrick houses and ancillary buildings together with yard layers. Our recent excavations have attempted to refine knowledge of the site's stratigraphy and architecture by using fine-grained excavation and recovery techniques and by sampling systematically for sediments, plant and animal remains, and artefacts. We have also obtained the first suite of radiocarbon dates from the site which shows that it was first occupied at c. 6000 cal. BC and may only have remained in use for a few centuries. The excavations have uncovered the lowest architectural phases at Jeitun, as demonstrated by detailed examination of two houses at the northern end of the site. Both houses have a complex history of use, with well laid gypsum floors and intervening layers of sand and mudbrick destruction. Such complexity may indicate that the site was not occupied permanently, although year-round occupation is, on present evidence, equally likely. We tentatively define three phases in the occupation of the site, from ephemeral use in the lowest layers to complex and intensive occupation in the uppermost parts. These phases cannot be separated by the 11 radiocarbon dates obtained, which appear to suggest that activity at the site increased relatively rapidly over a short period of time. Further excavation and analysis is needed to refine and strengthen our conclusions.

Further reading:
Origins of Agriculture in Western Central Asia An Environmental-Archaeological Study

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