St. Petersburg: Herm, 2020. sewn cl. This catalogue of an exhibition at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg publishes the artifacts and works of art dating to the first millennium b.c. from four great museums: the Hermitage, the State Historical Museum in Moscow, the A.S. Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow, and the Berlin State Museums of Prussian Heritage (Staaliche Museen zu Berlin — Preußischer Kulturbesitz). This is the first time such a rich array of works has been exhibited and published together combining collections and including works relocated after World War II. Twenty substantive articles by German and Russian researchers cover topics such as From the Bronze to the Iron Age; the Hallstatt period: the cultural landscape of southern and central Europe; Latène Period and the Celtic world; Scythians and Greeks on the northern shore of the Black Sea; Peoples between Europe and Asia; Eastern Europe's populous and distinct forest cultures. 719 p., 29 cm, approx. 1600 color illus., Rus. and German. Item #3930
Catalogue headings: the Iron Age in Italy; The Hallstatt culture; Early Latène Period; the time of Celtic migrations; Altars and votive offerings; the end of Celtic civilization: oppida and coinage; Kings, warriors and priests: Scythian and Sarmatian antiquities of the north shore of the Black Sea; the Caucasus in the Iron Age: Scythians, Maeotians, Sarmatians and other tribes; Forest cultures of eastern Europe; Money and international ties in the Iron Age.