Afrasiab mural paintings (conclusion)

Posted: March 22, 2012 in Art, History, Tajikistan
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Court art of Sogdian Samarqand in the 7th century AD

There can be no doubt that the paintings in room 23/1 must have been created as a complex symbolic composition. It seems important to see them not as merely isolated spots but as an integral set where the contents of each wall refers to the others. In other words, any interpretation of the paintings should deliver a coherent and overall attempt.

via Afrasiab mural paintings (conclusion).

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