Tamara Talbot Rice
ANCIENT ARTS OF
CENTRAL ASIA

Siberian belt buckle showing a rider


A larger image of this Siberian belt buckle showing a rider.

Illustration 27, p36 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
27 One half of a gold, B-shaped, Siberian belt buckle showing a rider who has leapt from his horse to seek safety in a tree from a wild boar, whilst a second rider pursues the beast. First century BC-first century AD
27 B-shaped belt buckle: The Hunt. Gold, Sarmatian, first century BC-first century AD. Photo: State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad




The matching Sakae or Sarmatian Belt Buckle (Left) of a Boar Hunt, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg