Gravestone of a Warrior, Black Sea

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 01 September 2017

A memorial carved from limestone of an ancient Black Sea warrior with his spear and shield. The Bosphorus region of present-day Turkey, c. 125-50 BCE. (Pushkin Museum, Moscow.)



About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and its Communications Director.

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