Rethinking the social structure of ancient Eurasian nomads
published on 27 February 2012
Prehistoric Eurasian nomads are commonly perceived as horse riding bandits who utilized their mobility and military skill to antagonize ancient civilizations such as the Chinese, Persians, and Greeks. Although some historical accounts may support this view... [continue reading]
Posted by archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com on February 27, 2012, 12:00.
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