Tamara Talbot Rice
ANCIENT ARTS OF
Bronze cauldron with animals mounted on the handles, Daghestan
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Illustration 246, p258 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
246 Bronze cauldron, with animals mounted on the handles. Daghestan, thirteenth century. Photo: State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad
246 Bronze cauldron with animals mounted on the handles. From mid-medieval times Daghestan was famed for its metal work and more especially its cauldrons, which, like those of the Scythians, were intended to stand in the fire and not to hang over it
Caucasian Albania, an extract from ANCIENT ARTS OF CENTRAL ASIA by Tamara Talbot Rice