Tamara Talbot Rice
ANCIENT ARTS OF
CENTRAL ASIA

Parthian terracotta relief of a rider

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Illustration 73, p87 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
73 This Parthian terracotta relief of a rider, like the works of both Scythian and Sassanian artists, succeeds in conveying a sense of rapid movement, yet it is less stylized than works of the former schools and thus more realistic
73 Relief: Parthian rider. Terracotta. H. 5⅞″ (14.8). Musée du Louvre. Photo: Archives Photographiques



Parthia, an extract from ANCIENT ARTS OF CENTRAL ASIA by Tamara Talbot Rice



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