How objects tell stories : essays in honor of Emma C. Bunker / edited by Katheryn M. Linduff and Karen S. Rubinson.

Turnhout, Belgium : Brepols, [2018] , ©2018
Inner and Central Asian Art and Archaeology (IAAA) ; I
225 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), charts, maps ; 28 cm.
Art, Central Asian.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Asia, Central.
Asia, Central -- Antiquities.
Art, Central Asian.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Asia, Central.
Inner and Central Asian Art and Archaeology' is a new series launched providing a major forum for discussion and publication of current international research projects and fieldwork concerning the art and archaeology of Central and Inner Asia. Uniquely the series covers the vast regions flanking the ancient Silk Roads from the Iranian world to western China and from the Russian steppes to north-western India. The series mainly focuses on the pre-Islamic period of art and archaeology of Inner Asia. Related scholarly articles on language and history are also published.
Introduction. How objects tell stories : essays in honor of Emma C. Bunker / Katheryn M. Linduff and Karen S. Rubinson
I. Objects and cultural intersection. A steppe warrior in Achaemenid employ? Grave 4.28 at Choga Mish, Khuzistan, Iran / Trudy S. Kawami
Restructuring reality : zoomorphs, from fantastic to hybrid / Annette L. Juliano
Changed strategies of interaction : exchange relations on China's northern frontier in light of the finds from Xinzhuangtou / Catrin Kost
All that glitters ... foreign jewelry in Chinese tombs : from Han into Tang / Judith A. Lerner
Guardians of the brave/keepers of the empire : horses in the Han imaginary / Katheryn M. Linduff
Gold, an exotic material in early China / Jessica Rawson
The authority of horse-rider iconography : imagery as the power of the past (the Eurasian Steppe and Yunnan in the late millennium BCE) / Karen S. Rubinson
II. Objects, technology and cross-cultural exchange. Early copper-base metals in Western Yunnan / Chiou-Peng TzeHuey
Study of tin-enriched ancient bronzes from the northern grassland of China / Han Rubin and Wang Dong-Ning
Xiongnu bronze metallurgy in the Trans-Baikal area / Sergey Miniaev
The Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex (BMAC), the Seima-Turbino horizon and a possible eastward transmission of tin-bronze technology in later third and early second millennium BCE inner Asia / Vincent C. Pigott
Bunker publications.
Includes bibliographical references.
Linduff, Katheryn M., editor.
Rubinson, Karen Sydney, 1943- editor.
Bunker, Emma C., honouree.
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