Tamara Talbot Rice
ANCIENT ARTS OF
CENTRAL ASIA

Wall-painting of a hunt from Dura Europos


A larger image of this wall-painting of a hunt from Dura Europos.

Illustration 74, pp88-89 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
74 Wall-painting of a hunt from Dura Europos shows the same delight in movement as Ill. 73. However, the animals show no trace of Central Asian influence. Second century
74 Wall-painting (detail): horsemen hunting onagers. Parthian, second century. Dura Europos. Musée du Louvre, Paris. Photo: Thames and Hudson Archives



Parthia, an extract from ANCIENT ARTS OF CENTRAL ASIA by Tamara Talbot Rice
See also Sasanian and Central Asian Plates (and bowls, cups, cameos, plaques, paintings and textiles with similar iconography)



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