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The Resource Scythians : warriors of ancient Siberia : the BP exhibition, edited by St. John Simpson and Svetlana Pankova

Scythians : warriors of ancient Siberia : the BP exhibition, edited by St. John Simpson and Svetlana Pankova

Label
Scythians : warriors of ancient Siberia : the BP exhibition
Title
Scythians
Title remainder
warriors of ancient Siberia : the BP exhibition
Statement of responsibility
edited by St. John Simpson and Svetlana Pankova
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Scythians were an ancient nomadic people, who lived in the Russian steppe from 900 to 400 BC. They established a rich, nomadic civilisation stretching from their homeland in Siberia as far as the Black Sea and the edge of China. Mobility and mastery of local resources were central to their culture and their achievements. Forerunners of the Sarmatians, the Huns, the Turks and the Mongols, the Scythians were feared adversaries and respected neighbours of the Assyrians, the Persians and the Ancient Greeks. Much of what we know about them comes from the Ancient Greek historian Herodotus, as they left no written records of their own. This book offers unique insights into the life and funerary beliefs of the Scythians, whose culture has been remarkably well preserved because of the unique conditions provided by the Siberian permafrost
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
  • 709.3'951'07442142
  • 709.30665 (F)
  • 709.395107442142
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Simpson, St John
  • Pankova, Svetlana
  • British Museum
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art, Scythian
  • Goldwork, Scythian
  • Art and Design
Label
Scythians : warriors of ancient Siberia : the BP exhibition, edited by St. John Simpson and Svetlana Pankova
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name held at the British Museum, 14th September 2017-14th January 2018
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780500021286
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9780500021286
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour)
Label
Scythians : warriors of ancient Siberia : the BP exhibition, edited by St. John Simpson and Svetlana Pankova
Publication
Note
Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name held at the British Museum, 14th September 2017-14th January 2018
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780500021286
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9780500021286
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour)

Library Locations

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      51.5096382 -0.1297941
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