Posted by Yon Bard on December 22, 1998 at 08:41:57:
In Reply to: Re: Negative image posted by Michael Wendorf on December 21, 1998 at 22:41:34:
: The destruction of the cultural centers of Merv, Bukhara and Samarkand, the dispersal of artisans during the Mongol period and the importation of craftsmen from outside Cental Asia tended to shuffle the stylistic deck, and makes the attribution of artifacts from the thirteenth to the sixteenth centuries extremely dificult."
Just a nit: Bukhara was never destroyed.
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