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Download e-book for kindle: Achaemenid Culture and Local traditions in Anatolia, by Askold Ivantchik, Vakhtang Licheli

By Askold Ivantchik, Vakhtang Licheli

ISBN-10: 900416328X

ISBN-13: 9789004163287

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This publication includes papers representing the result of the newest examine into the connection among the 'imperial' tradition of the Achaemenids and native traditions. a few of them are dedicated to the Southern Caucasus, particularly to most up-to-date archaeological excavations and to investigations into particular different types of archaeological unearths. different articles quandary different areas of the Achaemenid global. the item via L. Summerer represents a book of a distinct murals: the portray on one of many partitions of a wood tomb in Tatarli in Western Anatolia, depicting a conflict among Persians and warriors of nomadic (Scythian-Saka) visual appeal. the object via S. Sajjadi offers readers with the result of fascinating study, which has been happening in Sistan.

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11 A comparison of western Azerbaijan, its architecture as well as its artes minores (especially pottery), with Eastern Georgia, which has been intensively investigated in recent years, seems promising. In the future surveys of the neighbouring sites shall enable us to put the results from Qarajamirli into a wider cultural context. Such a procedure was extremely successful in Eastern Georgia during the campaigns of the German-Georgian Kakheti expedition (Furtwängler – Knauß – Gagoshidze). The region around Qarajamirli has been extremely fertile since ancient times (Strabo 11, 4, 2-3).

Licheli / Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 13 (2007) 55-66 The materials dated to the 6th-2nd centuries BC are of special interest from the point of view of the relations with the external world. They include pottery imported from different Greek cities as well as items produced in Achaemenian world, or their local imitations. Relations with the Greek world are observed since an early period. 3 This was the most active route connecting the southern part of the Transcaucasia with Colchis and, correspondingly, with the Black Sea.

Of the structure. A great amount of jewellery, mostly decorated with incised ornaments, was deposited with both of the dead individuals. First of all, these are a bronze ring showing horse images and bronze bracelets with typically Achaemenian images of double-protomae horses that have no analogues in Georgia (Fig. 4A, 5, 9). 7 6 7 Tskitishvili 2003, 11. Kipiani 1987. 60 V. Licheli / Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 13 (2007) 55-66 Fig. 4. A. Achaemenid type material from Atskuri; B.

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