Галина Вольная

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The Urartian Kingdom developed after the fall of the Hittites after 1200 BCE (as did Phrygia, Tabal, and Lydia)  with a distinctive language, religion, ethnicity,  material culture and new settlements which spread from Turkey into the Caucasus. Enemies of the Assyrians. An agrarian based society destroyed in the 7th C. BCE. perhaps by nomadics (like Sythians or Medes). ca. 8th C. BCE. Plaque in Urartian cuneiform atop  2 identical chariot processions. E. Turkey or NW Iran.

Plaque fragment inscribed with the Urartian royal name Argishti (probably Argishti II) [Eastern Anatolia or Northwestern Iran, Urartian, Armenian Highlands]

Axe heads from Luristan, Iran. All made of bronze, the first and last examples date to ca. 2100-1750 BC, while the second and third are a bit newer, dating to ca. 1350-1000 BC. | LACMA

Axe heads from Luristan, Iran. All made of bronze, the first and last examples date to ca. BC, while the second and third are a bit newer, dating to ca.

All are Luristan, made of bronze and date to about 1000-650 BC. The sharp needle section of the pins has not survived in most cases. The craftsmanship of these works is astonishing, especially given their tiny size. Courtesy of the lacma.

All are Luristan, made of bronze and date to about BC. The sharp needle section of the pins has not survived in most cases. The craftsmanship of these works is astonishing, especially given their tiny size. Courtesy of the lacma.

Пряжка со свастиками. Кобанская культура.

Пряжка со свастиками. Кобанская культура.

Поясная пряжка.бронза.

Поясная пряжка.бронза.

подвески.Кобанская культура.музей ГИМ.

подвески.Кобанская культура.музей ГИМ.