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Seals, sealings and tokens from Bactria to Gandhara

Lerner, Judith A. [u.a.]:
Seals, sealings and tokens from Bactria to Gandhara : (4th to 8th century CE) / Judith A. Lerner and Nicholas Sims-Williams. With contributions by Aman ur Rahman and Harry Falk. Ed. by Judith A. Lerner and Michael Alram. - Wien : Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2011. - 222, II S. : zahlr. Ill., Kt. - (Denkschriften / Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch-Historische Klasse ; 421) (Studies in the Aman ur Rahman Collection ; 2) (Veröffentlichungen der Numismatischen Kommission / Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch-Historische Klasse ; 52)
ISBN 978-3-7001-6897-3
EUR 69,00
DDC: 939.6

Foreword. 7
Acknowledgements. 9
Introduction by Aman ur Rahman. 11
Map. 12
List of illustrations includes maps, color plates and table of tamgas. 13
Bibliographic Abbreviations and Notes. 15
I. Glyptic Art from Bactria to Gandhara: The Aman ur Rahman Collection in Context . 17
by Judith A. Lerner
II. The Seal Inscriptions. 55
A. Remarks on Bactrian Seal Inscriptions of the Post-Kushan Era by Nicholas Sims-Williams. 55
B. The Brahml Inscriptions by Harry Falk. 61
III. Catalogue. 65
A. The Seals, Sealings and Tokens by Judith A. Lerner. 65
B. The Iranian Inscriptions: Bactrian, Middle Persian and Sogdian by Nicholas Sims-Williams. 179
1. Frequently Cited and Key Seals and Coins from Robert Göbl, Dokumente zur Geschichte der iranischen Hunnen in Baktrien und Indien; and Pierfrancesco Callieri, Seals and Sealings from the North-West of the Indian Subcontinent and Afghanistan (4th Century BC - IIth Century AD). 205
2. Concordance of Catalogue and Accession Numbers. 207
Bibliography. 209
Indices. 219
1. Index for Chapter I. 219
2. Middle Iranian Index. 221
3. Brāhmī Index. 222

JUDITH A. LERNER is an independent art historian who received her MA in Art and Archaeology from Columbia University and her PhD in Ancient Art (Department of Fine Arts) from Harvard University. Her research has focused on the art of pre-Islamic Iran, specifically that of the Achaemenid (550-330 BCE) and Sasanian (224-651 CE) Empires, and in particular, on the seals from these periods. 2010-2011 Visiting Research Scholar, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University. Profile page. Facebook profile.
NICHOLAS SIMS-WILLIAMS, Professor of Iranian and Central Asian Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Profile page.

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