University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Aleksey A. Malyshev

A Warrior’s Burial from the Asiatic Bosporous in the Augustan Age

By: Aleksey A. Malyshev and Michail J. Treister

In antiquity, a significant part of the northern Black Sea coast belonged to the Bosporan state, with its capital in Pantikapaion (modern Kerch). From the formation of the state (5th century B.C.) to late antiquity (3rd-4th century A.D.), the Cimmerian Bosporus constituted a major link in the complex ethnopolitical system that formed in the region. […]