Aleena’s Object Proposal

Objects chosen: #2: Sale contract of slave-girl [Sogdian Language Contract for the Purchase of a Female Slave] #243: Fragment of a Wall Painting with a Scene from Mahabharata #145: panel of funerary bed depicting the Sagdid ceremony #56: Zoroastrian prayer, the Ashem Vohu, Sogdian MS #305: A letter from Arab governor to supreme priest of Samarqand #299: Two-headed Buddha [...]

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Aleena’s Theme Proposal

Themes: Religion People Language/Text In choosing my themes I ended up looking at the three themes under one umbrella theme and how they connect to and provide information about each other. I would consider my main theme to be religion. Most of our readings have shown that Sogdian religion has neither been singular or constant. [...]

By | 2016-03-13T22:10:40-05:00 March 1st, 2016|Aleena, Theme Proposals|0 Comments