MAIASP. 2021. No. 13
SOME NOTES ON THE TAMGA-SIGNS OF SARMATIANS AND THEIR NEIGHBOURS
prototypes of Sarmatian mirrors-pendants
with tamgas known in the 2nd —
1st centuries BCE around Balkhash Lake, Kazakhstan. There
are also late Tagar subjects in art and also tamgas of future rulers of more
western territories. In the Tagar Great Salbyk Barrow tamgas of late time,
similar to Sarmatian ones, were depicted in narrow stripes along the edges.
In the late period of use of Bayte III temple the signs of the Lower Don and
Key words: tamga-signs, Sarmatians, the birthplace of Sarmatian mirrors-pendants, tamgas and Tagar motifs near Balkhash Lake, “Sarmatian fashion” for tamgas in the Roman army, ritual use of artifacts with tamgas.
Received December 12, 2021
Accepted for publication December 30, 2021
About the authors:
Yatsenko Sergey Aleksandrovich (Moscow, Russia). Dr. habil. (History),
Rogozhinskii Alexey Evgenievich (