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Ancient Civilizations Empires and Kingdoms Season One

The Timurid Empire

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Timur, was a 14th Century Turko-Mongol military leader who founded the Timurid Empire in and around modern-day Afghanistan, Iran and Central Asia, becoming the first ruler of the Timurid dynasty.  […]

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Artifacts and Evidence Historical Artifacts Season One

The Farnese Cup

Estimated read time 4 min read

The Farnese Cup, or Tazza Farnese, is made of sardonyx agate and dates back to the late 2nd century BC. Many believe this Hellenistic glyptic was created in Alexandria, Egypt, […]