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
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


noo Contents 8 Foreword Gary Vikan Gerry Scott III Serhii Chaikovskyi Peter Tolochko
Preface Ellen D Reeder
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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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