PHOTO ALBUM. ISSYK MOUND – The Art of Saka in Kazakhstan
Title: ISSYK MOUND – The Art of Saka in Kazakhstan
Original name: Курган Иссык
Author: Kemal Akishev
Publisher: Moscow, Soviet painter (1989), 312 pages
Tall narrow folio in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine in original green slipcase. 88 b&w illustrations throughout the text, plus 46 full page colour photographs.
The present book is an album to illustrate the archaeological findings in the Issyk mound for the preservation of burial, the number of gold products and high technology the manufacture of jewelry, weapons and household is unique. In the album more than 45 color and tonal photoillustrated, some of which occupy entire pages. The edition contains a convenient reference and search system in Russian and English languages.