Book chapterA group of glass beads from late Scythian graves at Aymyrlyg and two groups of re-strung beads from a post-Scythian hoard at Znamenka were examined as part of a programme of scientific analysis associated with the exhibition Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia at the British Museum. All belong to the...
Meek, Andrew ; Nikolaev, Nikolai N. ; Simpson, St John
Book chapterThe proliferation of votive and ritual bronzes during the Late Period would have required a steady supply of metals, in the shape of either bronze scrap or raw materials — not only copper, but also lead, which often formed a high percentage of their alloys. While the use of recycled...
Masson-Berghoff, Aurélia ; Pernicka, Ersnt