Rare! 1898, MERV, TURKMENISTAN, S. Nazaren, Original CDV Photo, Young Lady


Merv, also known as the Merve Oasis, formerly known as Alexandria (Greek: Ἀλεξάνδρεια), Antiochia in Margiana (Greek: Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐν τῇ Μαργιανῇ) and Marw al-Shāhijān (Persian: مرو شاهجان), was a major Turkmen city in Central Asia, on the historical Silk Road, near today’s Mary, Turkmenistan. Human settlements on the site of Merv existed from the 3rd millennium BC until the 18th century AD. It changed hands repeatedly throughout history. Under the Achaemenid Empire, it was the center of the satrapy of Margiana. It was subsequently ruled by the ancient Macedonians, Seleucids, Parthians, Sasanians, Arabs, Ghaznavids, Seljuqs, Khwarazmians and Timurids, among others.

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CDV Photo of A Young Lady

Photographer: S. Nazaren

Merv, Turkmenistan

Dated. 1898

16cm x 11cm

Very Rare!

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