Early Nomad

  • Peter N. Peregrine


relative time period: Follows the Andronovo Tradition and partially overlaps the Scythian Tradition, which slowly expands into the Early Nomad range. Indeed, some would combine Scythian with Early Nomad and suggest a single archaeological tradition covering the whole of the Eurasian steppe during this period. Precedes the Hsiung-nu or Huns who consolidated power over the region by 2175 b.p. under T’ou-Man and his son Mo-tun.


Burial Nomad Kazakhstan Peregrine 

Suggested Readings

  1. Askarov, A., V. Volkov, and N. Ser-Odjav (1992). “Pastoral and Nomadic Tribes at the Beginning of the First Millennium B.C.” InHistory of Civilizations of Central Asia,vol. 1, ed. A. H. Dani and V. M. Masson. Paris: UNESCO Publishing, 459–472.Google Scholar
  2. Frumkin, Gregoire (1970).Archaeology in Soviet Central Asia.Leiden: E. J. Brill.Google Scholar
  3. Okladnikov, A. P. (1990). “Inner Asia at the Dawn of History.” In The Cambridge History of Early Inner Asia, ed. D. Sinor. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 41–96.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter N. Peregrine
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  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyLawrence UniversityAppletonUSA

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