Scythian gold: treasures from ancient Ukraine

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Harry N. Abrams in association with the Walters Art Gallery and the San Antonio Museum of Art, Nov 1, 1999 - Art - 352 pages
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Published in conjunction with the November 2000 through December 2001 exhibition, "Gold of the Nomads: Scythian Treasures from Ancient Ukraine", this volume presents the most important Scythian gold objects in Ukraine, many of which were discovered only in the last two decades. The nine essays, color illustrations, and maps of civilizations of the ancient world and excavation sites combine analysis of the 172 pieces with an overview of recent advances in our understanding of Scythian culture.

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Originally nomads, the Sythians migrated from central Asia through the Near East, finally settling on the shores of the Black Sea in what is now Ukraine. The wealth they earned by selling grain to ... Read full review

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There's not much to the essays (and the more detailed ones assume a fair bit of previous knowledge), but the photographs are stunning and the text accompanying the catalog entries is interesting and easy to understand. Read full review

Contents

Foreword Gary Vikan Gerry Scott III Serhii Chaikovskyi Peter Tolochko
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Preface Ellen D Reeder
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Contributors to the Catalogue
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Reeder is curator of ancient art at the Walters Art Gallery in Baltimore, Maryland.

Jacobson is a professor of art history at the University of Oregon.

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