H 297 x W 210 mm
Illustrated throughout in black & white
Published Nov 2015
Translated by Richard L. Bland
This monograph is devoted to small forms of engraving on stone. It summarises the archaeological material obtained during the course of excavations at the Rauchuvagytgyn I site in northern Cukotka (dated to 2500 years ago). The book analyses the content and semantics of the pictorial resources and ethnic identification is made.
Translator’s Introduction Preface Introduction Chapter I. Cultural and Chronological Characteristics of the Rauchuvagytgyn I Site Chapter II. The Semantic Interpretation of the Graffiti Chapter III. Ethnic Identification of the Ymyyakhtakh Culture Conclusion Postscript References Appendix