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From Persepolis to the Punjab : exploring ancient Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan

Author: Elizabeth Errington; Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis
Publisher: London : The British Museum Press, 2007.
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The phrase 'from Persepolis to the Punjab' refers to the Iranian empires of the Achaemenids (550-331 BC), Parthians (238 BC-AD 224) and Sasanians (AD 224-651), which extended eastwards through  Read more...

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Named Person: Achaemenid dynasty
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Errington; Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis
ISBN: 9780714111650 0714111651
OCLC Number: 254851372
Description: XX, 268 S. : Ill., Kt.
Contents: Introduction; Part 1 The collectors; Deciphering the scripts; Empires and dynasties; Religion; Part 2 From Taq-i Bustan to Lahore: French and Italian officers in Persia and the Punjab, 1816 to 1846 (Jean-Marie Lafont); Bushire and beyond: some early archaeological discoveries in Iran (St John Simpson); The British and archaeology in 19th-century Persia (Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis); Discovering the Kushans (Joe Cribb); Exploring Gandhara (Elizabeth Errington); Sir Aurel Stein: the next generation (Helen Wang); Abbreviations and Bibliography; Conversion of different Chinese transliteration systems to Pinyin; Index.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Errington and Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis.

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