By Emma C. Bunker
A few artefacts from Northern China and Mongolia have been lately received by means of the Metropolitan Museum of paintings, a beneficiant reward of Eugene V Thaw a long-time paintings broker and collector. This booklet accompanies an exhibition held on the museum from 2002-2003 of those, and different artefacts, courting principally from the 1st millennium BC. 4 brief essays current the historical past to the land and other people, to the kinds of artefacts in the assortment and the legacy of the folks of the Eurasian steppes. the most physique of the publication features a catalogue of artefacts prepared by means of item variety followed through color photos.
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