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11/30/2022 01:00 PM Online
Rectangular carved wooden panel with a large image of a goddess and smaller images of people surrounding her.

Trans-Eurasian Exchange:

Fresh from Sogdiana

Alisher Begmatov

This lecture will take place online. Registration is required; click through for the registration link. Zoom information will be provided via confirmation email to registered participants. Sogdiana, in what is now mainly central and eastern Uzbekistan and north-western Tajikistan, found itself in between China, India, Iran, and Byzantium during late antiquity and early medieval period. A large of number of artistic and textual materials from Eurasia have shown that the inhabitants of Sogdiana took great advantage of this strategic position and acted as international traders.
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