The results of new scientific analyses of gold bracelets from Taksai-1 and an iron sword from Issyk in the National Museum of the Republic of KazakhstanThe British Museum held the BP exhibition Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia from September 2017 to January 2018. Among the many exhibits were several important objects dating from the early Iron Age on loan from the collection of the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, including two gold bracelets...
Lang, Janet ; O'Flynn, Daniel ; Mongiatti, Aude ; Yarygin, S. A. ; Satubaldin, A. K.
Book chapterEtched carnelian beads are a striking example of the very high level of technological skills developed by ancient civilisations to create ornament and jewellery. This study combines the characterisation of etched areas of archaeological beads from the British Museum collection with the experimental etching of modern carnelian in laboratory conditions,...
Simpson, St John ; Mongiatti, Aude ; Holé, Clément