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treasure of the Oxus

O.M Dalton

treasure of the Oxus

with other examples of early oriental metal-work..

by O.M Dalton

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Published by British Museum in London .
Written in English


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Paginationlxxvi,82p. :
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20917094M

  The Oxus Treasure is a collection of artifacts of precious metal, dated to the Achaemenid Empire (c. BCE), which were discovered on the north bank of the Oxus River near the town of Takht-i Sangin in Tajikstan between CE (commonly given as CE). Likely from western Siberia, the original armlets form part of the Oxus Treasure, the largest collection of 5 th-4 th century BC Achaemenid precious metal objects, which was found near the eastern edge of the Persian empire. An inspiring and beautifully crafted gift. Please note that for hygiene reasons, pierced earrings cannot be refunded.

Treasures From The Oxus: The Art And Civilization Of Central Asia by Vidale, Massimo/ Ricciardi, Valerio (Pht) In history, this grand arterial mile waterway was always seen as the natural frontier between the northern provinces of the Iranian empires and the outer Turanian lands. The Oxus Treasure (British Museum Objects in Focus) by John Curtis. NOTE: We h books in our library, alm different are we have other copies of this same title in varying conditions, some less expensive, some better condition.

‘Marvellous watermelons’ and trees bearing humans on legendary islands in the Indian Ocean are curiosities presented here from the edges of the known world. This manuscript also contains unique maps including these of the Tigris and Oxus rivers. It is a 12th- or 13th-century copy of an anonymous work compiled in Egypt in the 11th [ ]. An account is offered of the discovery of the Oxus treasure in and the recovery in of part of it, now conserved in the Mihon Museum in Japan. Descriptions and analyses are given of 17 sculptures and 48 ritual vessels in the Mihon Museum collection.


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Page 25 - Treasure of the " Oxus " (, p. 25, n. Here it is described as " a gold sceptre-head (?) " terminating in a globe surmounted " by two birds Both the sphere " and the birds are.

The Amu Darya (also called the Amu, Amo River, or Amudaryo, and historically known by its Latin name Oxus or Greek Ὦξος) is a major river in Central Asia and in the Pamir Mountains, north of the Hindu Kush, the Amu Darya is formed by the junction of the Vakhsh and Panj rivers, in the Tigrovaya Balka Nature Reserve on the border between Afghanistan and Tajikistan, and Country: Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.

The Treasure of the Oxus. 3rd Ed. Dalton - - Journal of Hellenic Studies Excavations in Swat and Explorations in the Oxus Territories of Afghanistan. By Evert Barger and Philip Wright. 67; Pl. Categories: Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy. The author, Keeper of the Middle East collections at the British Museum, is the foremost living authority on the Oxus "Treasure," the most important surviving collection of Achaemenid Persian metalwork.

It consists of about objects (most other sources say artifacts) dating, in the main, from the fifth and fourth centuries s: 2. Using information from a book that an NPC wrote after being captured by the creepers, Gameknight goes with Hunter, Stitcher, and Herder into Oxus' creeper hive.

They find Oxus' treasure room, where Oxus says he recognizes Gameknight. Gameknight at first is confused, since he had never seen Oxus.

'Treasures from the Oxus offers a comprehensive coverage of the region and its unique content, which includes previously unpublished artefacts of great importance.

The Oxus treasure is the most important surviving collection of Achaemenid Persian metalwork. It consists of about objects, dating mainly from the fifth and fourth centuries BC. The author, Keeper of the Middle East collections at the British Museum, is the foremost living authority on the Oxus "Treasure," the most important surviving collection of Achaemenid Persian metalwork.

It consists of about objects (most other sources say artifacts) dating, in the main, from the fifth and fourth centuries BCE/5(2). The Oxus is a river, today called Amu Darya in its western part and Wakhsh in its eastern parts, which flows for a length of km across modern Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan into Lake Aral.

In Ancient times it crossed the regions Fergana, Bactria, Oxeiana, Sogdiana and Khiva. The Oxus and the Iaxartes are called twin rivers, because of their same destination, almost. British Museum Scientist Aude Mongiatti shares some of her research on the Oxus treasure, a selection of beautiful gold and silver objects from the 5th and 4th centuries BC.

FRANKS BEQUEST THE TREASURE THE OXUS WITH OTHER OBJECTS FROM ANCIENT PERSIA AND INDIA BEQUEATHED TO THE TRUSTEES OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM BY SIR AUGUSTUS WOLLASTON FRANKS K.C.B., F.R. As part of the research supporting the BP exhibition Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia, I studied eight remarkable gold objects from the Oxus treasure consists of about gold and silver objects dated from c.

– BC. Many objects in the Oxus treasure are of the so-called Achaemenid Court style (the ruling dynasty in Persia c. – BC), but a few are associated.

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The great art historian O. Dalton, author of Byzantine Art and Architecture (Oxford, ), describes the material and compares it with similar material from other areas in the Iranian culture-world through the Sasanian period (3rd-7th centuries A.D.).

The Treasure of the Oxus (London, ) includes: A. The Treasure of the Oxus. The Oxus Treasure by John Curtis,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Dalton, O.

ioned: ble. Text & Photos by Sophie Ibbotson & Max Lovell-Hoare. The thought of driving the road from Kabul, Afghanistan to Peshawar, Pakistan strikes fear into the heart of the most experienced traveller.

However, before the militants, before the Taliban, and even before the Soviet invasion ofthis was still a. The Oxus Treasure and the challenges of provenance The Oxus Treasure is a collection of about surviving pieces of metalwork in gold and silver from the Achaemenid Persian period which were found by the Oxus river about The Oxus treasure (Persian: گنجینه آمودریا) is a collection of about surviving pieces of metalwork in gold and silver, the majority rather small, plus perhaps about coins, from the Achaemenid Persian period which were found by the Oxus river about The exact place and date of the find remain unclear, and it is likely that many other pieces from the hoard were.

Buy Treasures from the Oxus: The Art and Civilization of Central Asia by Massimo Vidale (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2.The Oxus treasure is a collection of about surviving pieces of metalwork in gold and silver, the majority rather small, plus perhaps about coins, from the Achaemenid Persian period which were found by the Oxus river about pins.Get this from a library!

Treasure of the Oxus: with other examples of early oriental metal-work. [O M Dalton; British Museum. Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities,].