NEW FINDS OF TERRACOTTA FIGURINES FROM WESTERN (BUKHARAN) SOGDIANA

Sören Stark, Djamal Mirzaakhmedov, Fiona Kidd, Siroj Mirzaakhmedov

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Abstract

The present article aims at publishing fourteen new terracotta fgurines from Western (Bukharan) Sogdiana with their archaeological context. They were found between 2016 and 2018 during excavations and surface surveys at the sites of Bashtepa and Tali-Surkh. The specimens from Bashtepa were found in contexts dating between the middle of the 2nd century BCE and the late 1st century CE, the specimens from Tali-Surkh are surface fnds. Also discussed are aspects regarding the interpretation and the production of terracotta fgurines in post-Hellenistic Sogdiana and Bactria.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)159-178
Number of pages20
JournalParthica
Volume21
DOIs
StatePublished - 2019

Keywords

  • Bashtepa
  • Bukharan Sogdiana
  • post-Hellenistic period
  • Tali-Surkh
  • Terracotta fgurines

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • History
  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology

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