To: TigerLikesRooster; blam
Discovery of the silk painting -- though fragmentary -- was one of great significance because it was the first one ever found to depict horses, which were close friends of the nomadic Khitans, and gave hints on the life of the nomadic clan, he added.
Reminds me of an earlier discussion of the role of horses in Scythian and Celtic culture--hmmm. . .
posted on 06/07/2004 10:57:09 PM PDT
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"Reminds me of an earlier discussion of the role of horses in Scythian and Celtic culture--hmmm. . ."
Yup. I believe they are all related. Pernament habitation on the deep steppes was impossible without the horse and wheel.
posted on 06/08/2004 6:15:09 AM PDT
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