By Askold Ivantchik, Vakhtang Licheli
This booklet includes papers representing the result of the most recent examine into the connection among the 'imperial' tradition of the Achaemenids and native traditions. a few of them are dedicated to the Southern Caucasus, in particular to most up-to-date archaeological excavations and to investigations into particular different types of archaeological unearths. different articles obstacle different areas of the Achaemenid international. the thing by means of L. Summerer represents a booklet of a special murals: the portray on one of many partitions of a wood tomb in Tatarli in Western Anatolia, depicting a conflict among Persians and warriors of nomadic (Scythian-Saka) visual appeal. the object via S. Sajjadi offers readers with the result of fascinating study, which has been happening in Sistan.
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On the highest part of the ridge a rectangular fortiﬁcation was built, of which ramparts and houses are still visible on the surface. They are relatively 1 See Furtwängler & Knauß 1997; Furtwängler et alii 1998; Korfmann et alii 2002. 1163/157005707X212661 48 J. Nieling / Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 13 (2007) 47-54 well preserved, but slowly being destroyed by erosion cutting into the hill from a south-western direction. On a terrace below the fortiﬁcation walls of rectangular houses are detectable, most probably the ruins of a village-like living quarter.
13) a good amount of this ware, mainly in light grey, but including some red or buﬀ sherds appeared. One grey fragment shows an interesting polished design: a grain or ﬂower in a hanging triangle above a frieze of diagonal lines (Fig. 1). The uppermost stratum (Beh. Nr. 10) again contained black sherds and grey-wares, among which some brick-red fragments occurred. One of them bears a ﬁne incised decoration (Fig. 9). 2 In association with it a carinated bowl of the traditional Bronze Age form, painted 2 Lordkipanidze 1991, 73.
Qarajamirli-2006. Fragment of a column base (drawing by T. Turkiashvili). I. Babaev et al. / Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 13 (2007) 31- 45 Fig. 8. Qarajamirli-2006. Fragment of a column base (drawing by T. Turkiashvili). 39 40 I. Babaev et al. / Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 13 (2007) 31- 45 Fig. 9. Qarajamirli-2006. Column base in situ. Fig. 10. Qarajamirli-2006. Graphic reconstruction of the bell-shaped column-base of the “palace” (drawing by F. Knauß). I. Babaev et al.