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Karl Jettmar; trans. Anne E. Keep.
Art of the Steppes.
Published London: Methuen, 1967 (previous German edition was 1964).
Series: Art of the World: Regional Histories of the Visual Arts.
Binding: hardback, stitch bound; slip case, issued without a dustjacket.
Printed in Holland.
Page count: text 272pp.
Main language: English.
Overall condition fair to good: the bottom edge of slipcase has been split and about half of it is nearly detached, some scratching to the back panel; the book's spine is faded, and has a bit of bumping at its base; text appears to be free of marking.
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Weight without packaging: 917g.
Content entirely pre-medieval: covers (roughly) 900 BC to 200 AD.
Contents: Discovery of early Steppe art; Pontic Scythia; Scythian finds in central Europe; Scythian elements in the Caucasus; Anan'ino culture in eastern Russia; Expansion of the Sarmatians; Minusinsk bronzes; Graves of the Scythian era in the Altai; Hsiung-nu in Transbaikalia & northern Mongolia; Ordos bronzes; Tuva - area of withdrawal; The Saka in middle Asia; Siberian gold - Steppes of northern & eastern Kazakhstan; Aftermath; Rise of mounted warriors & birth of the animal style.
Illustrations: 141 monochrome text figures, and 53 tipped-in colour plates
Maps & plans: 3
See also | Art history |
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