The Yuezhi were an ancient Indo-European people first described in Chinese histories as nomadic pastoralists living in an arid grassland area in the western part of the modern Chinese province of Gansu, during the 1st millennium …
By the 3rd century BC, the Yuezhi resided to the northwest of Qin China.
Watershed of the Oxus River (modern Amu Darya)
A bust of a man (c. 100 century BC) found at the major Yuezhi/Kushan site of Khalchayan, in northern Bactria (near modern Denov, Uzbekistan). (The head is sometimes described as "Saka" – a people often conflated with the Yuezhi.)