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.
KeywordsBurial Nomad Kazakhstan Peregrine
- 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
- Frumkin, Gregoire (1970).Archaeology in Soviet Central Asia.Leiden: E. J. Brill.Google Scholar