By Askold Ivantchik, Vakhtang Licheli
This booklet comprises papers representing the result of the newest examine into the connection among the 'imperial' tradition of the Achaemenids and native traditions. a few of them are dedicated to the Southern Caucasus, specially to most modern archaeological excavations and to investigations into particular different types of archaeological unearths. different articles predicament different areas of the Achaemenid global. the thing via L. Summerer represents a book of a distinct 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 item via S. Sajjadi offers readers with the result of attention-grabbing examine, which has been happening in Sistan.
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K. & Kastl, G. , Kvavadze E. 2002: Vorbericht zur 3. 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.
53 54 J. Nieling / Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 13 (2007) 47-54 Fig. 5. Dongus Tapa 2004. Area R17. 1: Beh. 13; 2-8: Beh. Nr. 16. nl/acss Oriental Innovations in Samtskhe (Southern Georgia) in the 1st Millenium BC Vakhtang Licheli Abstract The only archaeological monument of the 1st Millennium BC in Southern Georgia (Samtskhe), which is systematically explored, is a multi-layer settlement and necropolis in Atskuri. The assemblages of the 6th-2nd centuries BC from Atskuri testify to the close relation with the Greek world on one side and with the Achaemenian cultural area on the other.
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. Noname Gora, 15. Ciskaraant Gora. J. Nieling / Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 13 (2007) 47-54 Fig. 2. Plan of the settlement. Grid: 20 m, Orientation N-E. 51 52 J. Nieling / Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 13 (2007) 47-54 Fig.