Statue of Zhang Qian Zhang Qian (about 114 years before 164 BC), Han Chinese, the word sub-text, Jun Cheng solid Hanzhong (Shaanxi provincial capital fixed this county), Chinese Han excellent explorers, travelers and diplomats on the Silk Road to open up a significant contribution. Western Han Dynasty to open up the north-south road leading to and from Central Asia introduced the Ferghana horses, grapes, alfalfa, pomegranate, walnuts, flax and more.
Egypt mtDNA and the Nile Valley ኒለ ቫልለይ Dna DiversitY.. The Maternal Hamito-Semitic.. mtDna Haplogroup L
Altes Museum (Berlin) - Nefertiti The Nefertiti bust is a 3300-year-old painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten and is one of the most copied works of ancient Egypt. Due to the bust, Nefertiti has become one of the most famous women of the ancient world as well as icon of female beauty. The bust is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC by the sculptor Thutmose.
Detail of the Babylonian Ishtar Gate depicting the principal Babylonian deity Marduk, with its typical serpent's head, viper's horns, scorpion's tail, front feline paws and rear bird claws. These polychrome relief tiles were excavated in the 1930s by the German archaeologist Robert Koldewey. The tiles were completely shattered, requiring around two years to clean, preserve and reassemble.