Central Asia : Turkmenia before the Achaemenids / V.M. Masson and V.I. Sarianidi ; translated and edited with a preface by Ruth Tringham.

; Sarianidi, V. I. (Viktor Ivanovich), author
New York : Praeger, [1972] .

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Other Title Turkmenia before the Achaemenids
Other Authors Sarianidi, V. I.
Subjects Antiquities.
Asia, Central -- Antiquities.
Asia, Central.
Asie centrale -- Antiquités.
Hominidés fossiles -- Asie centrale.
Prehistoric peoples -- Asia, Central.
Prehistoric peoples.
Series Ancient peoples and places (Thames and Hudson) ; v. 79.
Description 219 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-180).
Contents I. Background -- Topography -- II. The Old Stone Age -- The lower Palaeolithic -- The Mousterian period -- The upper Palaeolithic -- III. Mesolithic ancestors -- The Caspian Sea group -- The Western Tadjikistan group -- The Fergana Valley group -- The Eastern Pamirs -- IV. The Djeitum culture: Incipient civilization -- Pottery and artifacts -- Economy -- Connections with the Near East -- V. Early Chalcolithic cultures in Turkmenia -- Chronology and relationships -- Growth and expansion: Anu I -- Namazga I -- The Geoksyur Oasis -- Middle Chalcolithic Period: Namazga II -- The Yalangach period -- Northern Turkmenia -- The Kelteminar culture -- The Hissar culture -- VI. Turkmenia and Iran: Movements and connections, 3000-2500 B.C. -- Namazga III -- Newcomers -- The Geoksyurian period -- Irano-Mesopotamian influences -- The Quetta culture -- Conclusion -- VII. The early Bronze Age, 2500-2000 B.C. -- Economic development -- Namazga IV -- Conclusion -- VIII. Urban civilization in Turkmenia, 2000-1600 B.C. -- The Namazga V period -- Economy -- Trade -- Social organization -- IX. Farmers of the oasis and nomadic tribes -- Namazga VI: the Late Bronze Age -- Submontane zone -- The Murgab Delta -- Northern zone: the Steppe Bronze Age -- X. Canals and fortresses: the Early Iron Age -- The Dakhistan culture -- South-east Turkmenia: the Taz I complex -- The Amirabad culture -- The Chust culture -- The Tagisken cemetery -- XI. Conclusion.
Geographic Area Asia, Central
Network Numbers (OCoLC)447202
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Masson, V. M. 1929-
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