Some 3.000 graves dating from the end of the 3rd to the beginning of the 2nd millennium BC have been uncovered in the necropolis of Gonur, the most important city in the kingdom of Margiana (Turkmenistan). The results of the excavations and the anthropological observations based on the skeletons and the numerous finds are presented.

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    Gonur was the most important city in the kingdom of Margiana (Turkmenistan). The cemetery of Gonur, which was excavated by Victor Sarianidi, yielded about 3,000 tombs, dating from the end of the 3rd to the beginning of the 2nd millennium BC. This book contains the results of the excavations, anthropological observations based on the skeletons found, and a large number and wide variety of finds. These works bear witness to the splendid flowering of the art of Margiana in the 2nd millennium BC.

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    Weight 1300 g
    Dimensions 20.6 × 27.4 cm
    Binding

    Language

    English

    Pages

    340

    Images

    385

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    Images
    Drawings
Academy of Athens Award
VICTOR SARIANIDI

Necropolis of Gonur

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Some 3.000 graves dating from the end of the 3rd to the beginning of the 2nd millennium BC have been uncovered in the necropolis of Gonur, the most important city in the kingdom of Margiana (Turkmenistan). The results of the excavations and the anthropological observations based on the skeletons and the numerous finds are presented.

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