Achaemenid Culture and Local Traditions in Anatolia, Southern Caucasus and Iran: New Discoveries

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Askolʹd Igorevich Ivanchik, Vaxtang Ličʻeli
BRILL, 2007 - Art - 154 pages
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This book contains papers representing the results of the latest research into the relationship between the 'imperial' culture of the Achaemenids and local traditions. Some of them are devoted to the Southern Caucasus, especially to latest archaeological excavations and to investigations into specific categories of archaeological finds. Other articles concern other regions of the Achaemenid world. The article by L. Summerer represents a publication of a unique work of art: the painting on one of the walls of a wooden tomb in Tatarl? in Western Anatolia, depicting a battle between Persians and warriors of nomadic (Scythian-Saka) appearance. The article by S. Sajjadi presents readers with the results of interesting research, which has been going on in Sistan. Originally published as issue 3-4 of Volume 13 (2007) of Brill's journal "Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia," For more details on this journal, please click here.
 

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Contents

Askold Ivantchik Vakhtang Licheli Introduction
1
The Painted Battle Scene on the Munich Wood
3
Ilyas Babaev Iulon Gagoshidze Florian S Knauß An Achaemenid Palace at Qarajamirli Azerbaijan Preliminary Report on the Excavations in 2006
31
Jens Nieling Dongus Tapa An Iron Age Settlement in the UdabnoSteppe Eastern Kakheti
47
Vakhtang Licheli Oriental Innovations in Samtskhe Southern Georgia in the 1st Millenium BC
55
Mikhail Treister The Toreutics of Colchis in the 5th4th Centuries BC Local Traditions Outside Influences Innovations
67
Amiran Kakhidze Iranian Glass Perfume Vessel from the Pichvnari Greek cemetery of the Fifth Century BC
109
Ketevan Dzhavakhishvili Achaemenian Seals found in Georgia
117
S Mansur Seyyed Sajjadi Wall painting from Dahanehye Gholaman Sistan
129
In future issues
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Askold Ivantchik, Dr. habil. (1996, Fribourg, Swiss), is Directeur de recherche at the CNRS (Bordeaux) and corresponding member of the Russian Academy of sciences (Moscow). His publications include Les Cimmériens au Proche-Orient (1993), Kimmerier und Skythen (2001) and Am Vorabend der Kolonisation (2005).
Vakhtang Licheli, Dr. habil. (1991, Tbilisi, Georgia), is Professor of Archaeology at Tbilisi State University. He has published extensively on archaeology of the Southern Caucasus including Iron Age Colchis and its Early Relations with the Aegean World (2004)

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