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Oxus Treasure, 5th-4th century BCE


Oxus Treasure

Gold model chariot found with 150 gold and silver artifacts and 1,500 coins on the banks of the Oxus River, on the northern border of modern Afghanistan.

The Oxus treasure is the most important collection of silver and gold to have survived from the Achaemenid period.

See also-

WorldWide- Oxus River Valley, BAR 24-02, Mar-Apr 1998.

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