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The Golden Deer of Eurasia : Perspectives on the Steppe Nomads of the Ancient World (Paperback)

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The twenty essays in this book originated from a Metropolitan Museum symposium held in conjunction with the exhibition "The Golden Deer of Eurasia: Scythian and Sarmatian Treasures from the Russian Steppes" (2000-2001). Texts by prominent scholars include: "The Prehistory of Scythian Cavalry: The Evolution of Fighting on Horseback" by David W. Anthony; "Steppe Nomadic Culture and Political Organization" by Thomas J. Barfield; "Mobility, Art, and Identity in Early Iron Age Europe and Asia" by Peter S. Wells; "The Gold of the Griffins: Recent Excavation of a Frozen Tomb in Kazakhstan" by Henri-Paul Francfort, Giancarlo Ligabue, and Zainullah Samashev; and "Discovery of a Royal Burial of the Scythian Period in Tuva" by Konstantin V. Chugunov, Anatolii Nagler, and Hermann Parzinger.


Publisher Metropolitan Museum of Art
Mfg Part# 9780300124033
SKU 203955358
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0300124031
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0256
Publisher Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
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