HORN SADDLE ORNAMENTS DATING TO THE SCYTHIAN PERIOD FROM THE OB PLATEAU
- Multifigured Compositions in the Art of the Pazyryk Culture. Trishina, I. V. // Anthropology & Archeology of Eurasia;Spring2005, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p19
Describes the wide-ranging yet easily identifiable, multifigured compositions of the Pazyryk peoples via a survey of the prestige art objects of their burial complexes. Existence of many examples of multifigured representations in the animal style contained in the art of the Pazyryk culture;...
- Under protest from Germany, Moscow displays ancient gold treasures. // Christian Science Monitor;4/17/96, Vol. 88 Issue 99, p12
Reports on Russia's unveiling of King Priam's Treasure, one of the most famous archaeological finds in history. Objections of Germany over the public display.
- Roquenval (chronicle of a Chateau). Berberova, Nina // Grand Street;Winter97, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p215
Narrates an anecdote recalling the antiquities of imperial Russia. Memories of Petersburg, Chita, and Yalta; Reminiscence of old avenue of linden trees; Appreciation of Russian books.
- Dig and ye may find. // Russian Life;Feb/Mar99, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p9
Reports that a team of Moscow, Russia archaeologists unearthed jewelry, ceramic vessels and crucifixes during construction work under way at Gostinny Dvor. Estimated age of the find; Gostinny Dvor's history as one of the largest centers in Russia since the 15th century.
- PAZYRYK CLUES. Baker, Charles F. // dig;Jul2009, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p15
A word game about the Pazyryk is presented.
- Where did it come from? Saddle decoration. Welch, Bob // American Cowboy;Feb/Mar2014, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p71
The article offers information on the origins of various items used for saddle decoration. Sources of origins of these saddle decoration items include the North Iranian Eurasian nomads, also known as Scythians in Europe and Saka in Asia, the Qidan Liao nomadic people of Central Asia, and...
- Ancient Scythian horsemen. // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute;May/Jun95, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p64
Describes the Earthwatch project about ancient Scythian horsemen and Classical archaeology led by Valeri Guliaev which will take place in Ostrogozhsk, Russia. Activities; Field conditions; Costs.
- Culture and Arts. // Russia Country Review;2010, p156
The article offers information on the cultural identities of Russia, including its music, art, literature, and cuisine.
- The Ipatovo kurgan on the North Caucasian Steppe (Russia). Belinskij, Andrej B.; Kalmykov, Alexej A. // Antiquity;Dec2000, Vol. 74 Issue 286, p773
Focuses on the rescue excavation of a large burial mound or kurgan in North Caucasus, Russia. Description of the extant central grave; Details on the main construction phases of the barrow; Implications of the sequence on distinctive burials.