A richly illustrated volume discussing the history, art and archeology of the region, including its ancient trade in silk and foodstuffs; the mineral wealth of the Oxus basin; its exotic myths and beliefs; and the converging tribes and peoples. It contains over 150 full-color photographs of notable artifacts, including agate beads, silver decorated vessels, inlaid stone pots, and more. Import.
Format: Hardbound Pages: 224 Publisher: I.B. Tauris Publishing status: Current