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DOI: 10.5593/sgemsocial2014/B31/S9.043

ARTISTIC BRONZE WARE OF ANCIENT PERM TRIBES FROM THE VOLGA-VYATKA INTERFLUVE DURING THE I MILLENNIUM AD

N. Leshchinskaya
Saturday 1 November 2014 by Libadmin2014

References: International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts SGEM2014, www.sgemsocial.org , SGEM2014 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7105-29-2/ ISSN 2367-5659, September 1-9, 2014, Book 3, Vol. 1, 331-338 pp

ABSTRACT
The target of this research is most significant and impressive elements of the female costume from archaeological monuments dated to the 1st half of the I millennium ADand located in the Volga-Vyatka Interfluve. The article focuses on a specific type of the costume bronze decorations - arc rattle pendants which are of interest to comprehend local non-ferrous metalworking characteristic features, their artistic value and semantic text. The author provides a general description of the decorations and explores informational potential of their composition & ornament motif to reconstruct cosmological beliefs of ancient ethnic groups of the Volga-Vyatka Region.

Keywords: Volga-Vyatka Interfluve, I millennium AD, decorations, archaeology, semantics