[Paired Horse and PIE breakup]

S.Kalyanaraman kalyan99 at NETSCAPE.NET
Wed Nov 4 14:27:46 UTC 1998

> Both in Indian asvamedha and Roman ritual, the right side horse
> of paired draught was sacrificed... 

Are there any textual bases for this statement? 

There was an elaborate posting by Vidyanatha Rao on the chariot issue; I don't
know if I missed the point about diffusion of chariots from Mesopotamia; is
there any comparison between the Mesopotamian solid-wheeled chariot driven by
a pair of onagers and the Sintashta-type Central Asian solid-wheeled
horse-drawn chariots?


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