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Xinhua - Chinese, Japanese Started Prehistoric Exchanges 7,000 Years Ago

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2003-10/11/content_1118767.htm

Explores the conclusions of a conference of Asian scholars and archaeologists that cultural exchanges occurred on a route from northeast China through Russian areas to Japan over 7,000 years ago.

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The Spice Routes

http://asiapacificuniverse.com/pkm/spiceroutes.htm

Details on the ancient spice routes between Southeast Asia and Africa.

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The Sintashta Culture and Some Questions of Indo-European Origins

http://csc.ac.ru/news/1998_2/2-11-1.pdf

This theory proposes a local development of East-European cultures from Enaeolithic to Pit-grave culture, Catacomb culture, Timber-grave (or Srubnaya) culture and Andronovo culture, which migrated south to India.

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The Alekseev Manuscript

http://www.drummingnet.com/alekseev/

A lecture by the distinguished Soviet scholar Valery Alexeev at Harvard University in 1991 on the state of archaeology in the former USSR and description of the physical and political geography of Eurasia.

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Southeast Asian Archaeology Bibliographic Database

http://seasia.museum.upenn.edu/

An interactive bibliographic database devoted to scholarly research pertaining to Southeast Asian archaeology and anthropology.

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South Asian Archaeology 1999

http://www.iias.nl/iiasn/20/regions/20SA7.html

A report from the IIAS Newsletter on the 15th South Asian Archaeology Conference for the exchange of new ideas, and latest results of excavation and research by archaeologists and art historians working on South Asia and the Silk Road region.

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Semthan: The Prehistoric Period of Kashmir

http://www.koausa.org/KoshSam/Semthan.html

Synopsis of investigation into Kashmir prehistory, revealing Greek influence and discoveries of important relics.

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New Light On A Forgotten Past

http://www.mevietnam.org/NguonGoc/fv-newlight.html

Synopsis of the book written by Wilhelm G. Solheim II which re-examines established beliefs on ancient horticulture, bronze casting, migration, and other aspects after new discoveries in southeast Asia.

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Institute of History and Philology

http://www.sinica.edu.tw/as/intro/ihp.html

Academia Sinica, a Taiwanese institute, describes its research departments on history, linguistics, archaeology, anthropology, and the Chinese writing systems.

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Early Iron in China, Korea, and Japan

http://www.staff.hum.ku.dk/dbwagner/KoreanFe/KoreanFe.html

Explores the use of iron in east Asia and Siberia, from a meeting of the Association for Asian Studies in Los Angeles, in 1993.

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BBC - Origin of Dogs Traced

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/2498669.stm

Explores how virtually all dogs evolved from just a handful of wolves tamed by humans living in or near China less than 15,000 years ago.

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Artistic Features of Jewelry Art from Central Asia (IV BC - IV AD)

http://www.transoxiana.com.ar/0108/neva-art_jewelry.html

Attempts to identify the unique artistic features of jewelry and draw conclusions based on differences in the quality of articles from various treasures.

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Ancient Jewelry from Central Asia

http://www.transoxiana.com.ar/0106/neva_jewelry_central_asia.html

Provides a short history of research of jewelry art in Central Asia from 400 BC to 400 AD.

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