Object Proposal

Senmurv Ewer (Item #173) I am interested in looking at this piece through the thematic lens “who were the Sogdians socially?” There are other ewers that are plain but this one has so much detail. In the object notes it mentions the Zoroastrian mythological creature connection, but I want to further explore the relevance of [...]

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Ariel’s Theme Proposal

I Sogdians Socially Yes, the Sogdians were merchants. However, we have learned that the Sogdians loved music, drinking, and dancing. I want to explore what their social traditions and rituals were. I doubt they drank purely because they liked to be drunk. What were their customs? Did they have specific rituals containing certain events at [...]

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