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Published by British Museum in London .
Written in English


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Paginationlxxvi,82p. :
Number of Pages82
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Open LibraryOL20917094M

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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. O. M. Dalton - - Journal of Hellenic Studies Excavations in Swat and Explorations in the Oxus Territories of Afghanistan. By Evert Barger and Philip Wright. Pp. 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from the Oxus offers a comprehensive coverage of the region and its unique content, which includes previously unpublished artefacts of great importance.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.   - Buy Treasures from the Oxus: The Art and Civilization of Central Asia book online at best prices in India on Read Treasures from the Oxus: The Art and Civilization of Central Asia book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 2.