Achaemenid Culture and Local traditions in Anatolia, by Askold Ivantchik, Vakhtang Licheli

By Askold Ivantchik, Vakhtang Licheli

This booklet comprises papers representing the result of the most recent examine into the connection among the 'imperial' tradition of the Achaemenids and native traditions. a few of them are dedicated to the Southern Caucasus, particularly to most modern archaeological excavations and to investigations into particular different types of archaeological reveals. different articles predicament different areas of the Achaemenid international. the thing through L. Summerer represents a ebook of a special murals: the portray on one of many partitions of a wood tomb in Tatarli in Western Anatolia, depicting a conflict among Persians and warriors of nomadic (Scythian-Saka) visual appeal. the object by means of S. Sajjadi offers readers with the result of fascinating examine, which has been occurring in Sistan.

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Grabungskampagne am Didi Gora im Jahre 1999 mit einem Anhang zu den Auswertungsarbeiten im Jahre 2000 (Kachetien/Ostgeorgien). Studia Troica 12, 467-500. Lordkipanidze, O. 1991: Archäologie in Georgien (Weinheim). Fig. 1. The position of Dongus Tapa in relation to other EIA-settlements in Eastern Georgia. 1. Shilda, 2. Sagaredzho, 3. Udabno I-III, 4. Kacreti, 5. Arashenda, 6. Melaani, 7. Melighele, 8. Nukriani, 9. Tachty, 10. Gochebimountain, 11. Tqisbolo Gora, 12. Didi Gora, 13. Dongus Tapa, 14.

The pinakes of Mandrokles are considered as an historical depiction: Hölscher 1973, 36; Borchhardt 2002, 93-94. 103 According to Borchhardt (2002, 95-96) the archer on the chariot was the tomb owner or commissioner of the wood paintings who participated on the Scythian campaigns of Darius either in 519 or in 513 BC. 102 28 L. 105 In contrast to this, the Iranian nomads with pointed hats oppose the Persians on the Tatarlı wall paintings and the image follows here traditional oriental models, including clearly connected to Persia.

From Susa and Persepolis. The Qarajamirli variant belongs to the type of bellshaped bases which were in use at least from Dareios I until Artaxerxes II (521-359 BC). Such column bases have exclusively been found in connection with monumental buildings owned by high Achaemenid officials. ), with the only exception of South Caucasus, where quite a few such bases have been found in recent years. e. residences of Persian officials or local authorities I. Babaev et al. / Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 13 (2007) 31- 45 33 Fig.

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