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From the lands of the Scythians : ancient treasures from the museums of the U.S.S.R., 3000 B.C.-100 B.C. : the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Publisher: [New York] : Metropolitan Museum of Art : Distributed by New York Graphic Society, [1975?]
Series: Bulletin (Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)), v. 32, no. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book chronicles the beautiful exhibit of Scythian and Sarmatian treasures that travelled to New York and to L.A. in 1975. The Scythians and Sarmatians were the original peoples who inspired the Greek legends of the centaurs and the Amazons -- the mounted Scythian warriors seeming to be one with their horses, and the female warriors of the Sarmatians stood out so much that the legend has discarded the men of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
From the lands of the Scythians.
[New York] : New York Graphic Society, [1975]
(OCoLC)568761395
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
ISBN: 0870991434 9780870991431
OCLC Number: 2136979
Notes: Exhibition held in 1975.
Description: 160 pages : illustrations (33 color) ; 29 cm
Series Title: Bulletin (Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)), v. 32, no. 5.

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This book chronicles the beautiful exhibit of Scythian and Sarmatian treasures that travelled to New York and to L.A. in 1975. The Scythians and Sarmatians were the original peoples who inspired the Greek legends of the centaurs and the Amazons -- the mounted Scythian warriors seeming to be one with their horses, and the female warriors of the Sarmatians stood out so much that the legend has discarded the men of the Sarmatian tribe. Both groups lived in the area bordered by the Dneipr and Ural Rivers to the east and west respectively, and by the Black Sea, Caucasus Mountains, and the Caspian Sea to the south.

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