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I.V. Kovtun

Non-figurativity of the Andronovo Art: Ideas, Facts, Interpretations

The article is devoted to some problems of cultural identification of Bronze age original art objects from Western and Central Asia, particularly the attribution of a series of figurative representations and petroglyphic complexes to the Andronovo culture. The author presents a review of stone statuary constructions from Andronovo burial complexes and their analogues, and concludes that the non-figurativity of Andronovo art was one of the specific characteristics of this culture.

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