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Author: Joan Aruz

IMAGES OF THE SUPERNATURAL WORLD: BACTRIA-MARGIANA SEALS AND RELATIONS WITH THE NEAR EAST AND THE INDUS JOAN ARUZ ABSTRACT This paper focuses on one aspect of the representation of divinity in the Oxus region: the way in which animal and human characteristics are combined to create various

In: Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia
Author: Joan Aruz

IMAGES OF THE SUPERNATURAL WORLD: BACTRIA-MARGIANA SEALS AND RELATIONS WITH THE NEAR EAST AND THE INDUS JOAN ARUZ ABSTRACT This paper focuses on one aspect of the representation of divinity in the Oxus region: the way in which animal and human characteristics are combined to create various

In: Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia

with the archaeological facts known at present. Th us important new data on the Hellenistic history is presented and placed in its proper context, also clearing previous misunderstandings. Keywords Hellenism, Central Asia, Uzbekistan, Kurganzol fortress, Alexander the Great, Margiana Part I

In: Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia
Author: LS Klochkov

GLYPTICS OF MARGIANA (THE PRINCIPLES OF DESCRIPTION AND CLASSIFICATION) LS. KLOCHKOV The archaeological investigations undertaken within the last 25 years in North Afghanistan, South Uzbekistan and South-East Turkmenistan revealed a. ' previously unknown ethno-cultural complex standing behind

In: Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia
Author: I.S. Klochkov

SIGNS ON A POTSHERD FROM GONUR (ON THE QUESTION OF THE SCRIPT USED IN MARGIANA) I.S. KLOCHKOV At the end of September 1994, while collecting surface finds on the northern hill at Gonur, I picked up a sherd, on which two clear signs had survived. This find that did not appear out of the ordinary

In: Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia

is therefore my pleasure to offer in his honor some considerations about the language of an intriguing new civilization, relatively recently discovered in Central Asia. The Russian archaeologist V.I. Sarianidi has localized dozens of settlements on the territory of former Margiana and Bactria

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In: "At the Shores of the Sky"
Author: I.S. Klochkov

SIGNS ON A POTSHERD FROM GONUR (ON THE QUESTION OF THE SCRIPT USED IN MARGIANA) I.S. KLOCHKOV At the end of September 1994, while collecting surface finds on the northern hill at Gonur, I picked up a sherd, on which two clear signs had survived. This find that did not appear out of the ordinary

In: Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia

ARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDIES IN TURKMENISTAN G.A. KOSHELENKO, A.N. BADER and V.A. GAIBOV (Moscow) Abstract The study of ancient sites in Turkmenistan has in the 80s focused on the oasis of Merv (ancient Margiana), the Uzboy valley and Old Nisa. At Merv a joint Central Asian-Italian team has been

In: Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia