Chalcolithic anthropomorphic figurines from Ilgynly-depe, southern Turkmenistan

Chalcolithic anthropomorphic figurines from Ilgynly-depe, southern Turkmenistan

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The settlement of Ilgynly-depe, founded in the late 5th and early 4th millennium BC, is in the foothills of the Kopet Dag mountains approximately 240 km due south-east of Ashgabat and 110 km north-west of Meshkhed, southern Turkmenistan. The subject of this study is the collection of anthropomorphic figurines found in the Ilgynly-depe settlement.The good quality of the ordinary buildings was striking: the rooms in the houses were spacious and the courtyard areas well laid out. ... The arrangement of the interiors in the aquot;ceremonialaquot; rooms, the striking nature of the monumental sculpture, the ... that these rooms were full of features and details of high semiotic value (Masson, Berezkin and Solovyova 1994, 18-26). ... This coming together of the sacred and the day-to-day serves to bear out the idea that ritual formed the basis of theanbsp;...


Title:Chalcolithic anthropomorphic figurines from Ilgynly-depe, southern Turkmenistan
Author: Natalia F. Solovyova
Publisher:British Archaeological Reports Ltd - 2005
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