Publications

Books

Yagodin, V.N and Betts, A.V.G. (2008)
The Golden Ring of Khorezm. UNESCO

Yagodin, V.N. and Betts, A.V.G. (2007) Ancient Nomads of the Aralo-Caspian Region: the Duana archaeological complex. Ancient Near Eastern Studies Supplement Series 25. Louvain: Peeters.

Khozhaniyazov, G. (2006) Chorasmians, Central Asian nomads and Chorasmian military architecture. The military architecture of ancient Chorasmia (6th century B.C. - 4th century A.D.) Translated and emended by S.W. Helms, with a contribution by A.Betts) Persika 7, Paris: Editions de Boccard.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Jia, P., Betts, A., and Wu, X. (accepted for publication March 2008)
Prehistoric Archaeology in the Zhunge'er Basin, Xinjiang, China. Journal of Eurasian Prehistory.

Jia, P.W. Betts, A. & Wu, X. 2008
Review of the late prehistoric archaeology in Zhunge'er Basin, China. Xinjiangwenwu, 1. (Chinese).

Jia, P/W., Betts, A. and Wu X. (submitted for review April 09)
Jimusar Luanzaganzi Site, a Bronze Age Settlement in the Zhunge'er (Junngar) Basin, Xinjiang, China. Journal of Field Archaeology.

Yagodin, V.N., Betts, A., Helms, S.W., Khozhaniyazov, G., Amirov, S. and Negus-Cleary, M. (To appear in 2009)
Karakalpak-Australian excavations in Ancient Chorasmia, 2001-2005: Interim Report on the Fortifications of Kazakly-yatkan and Regional Survey. Iran.

Kidd, F., Negus Cleary, M., Yagodin, V. N., Betts, A. and Baker Brite, E. (2004) (published 2008)
Ancient Chorasmian Mural art. Bulletin of the Asia Institute 18: 69-96

Kidd, F. (2007)
A bone pin from Kazakl'i-yatkan/Akcha-khan kala, Chorasmia.
Journal of Inner Asian Art and Archaeology 2: 21 - 27

Betts, A.V.G. (2006) Chorasmians, Central Asian nomads and Chorasmian military architecture. Appendix I (131-155) in G. Khozhaniyazov, The military architecture of ancient Chorasmia (6th century B.C.- 4th century A.D.) Persica 7, Paris: Boccard.

Helms, S., Yagodin, V., Betts, A., Khozhaniyazov, G. and Negus, M. (2002) The Karakalpak-Australian excavations in ancient Chorasmia: the northern frontier of the "civilised" ancient world, Ancient Near Eastern Studies 39:3-44.

Helms, S.W., Yagodin, V. N., Betts, A. V. G., Khozhaniyazov, G. and Kidd, F. (2001) Five seasons of excavations in the Tash-k'irman oasis of ancient Chorasmia, 1996-2000. An interim report, Iran 39: 119-144.

Betts, A. V. G. and Yagodin, V. N. (2000) Hunting Traps on the Ustiurt Plateau, pp. 29-43 in D. Christian and C. Benjamin (eds) Silk Road Studies IV. Turnhout.

Betts, A.V.G and Yagodin, .N. (2000) A new Look at "Desert Kites", pp. 31-44 in L. Stager, J. Greene and M. Coogan (eds) The Archaeology of Jordan and Beyond. Essays in honour of James Sauer. Winona Lake.

Helms, S.W. and Yagodin, V.N. (1996) Excavations at Kazakl'i-yatkan in the Tash-k'irman oasis of ancient Chorasmia: a preliminary report. Iran 35: 43-65.

Conference Proceedings

Betts, A.V.G. and Yagodin, V.N. 2007
The Fire Temple at Tash-k'irman-tepe, Chorasmia. Pp. 435-454 in J.
Cribb and G. Herrman (eds), After Alexander - Central Asia before
Islam
. Proceedings of the British Academy No. 133. Oxford: OUP.

A.V.G. Betts and Yagodin, V.N. (in press ) The Tash-k'irman-tepe cult complex: an hypothesis for the establishment of fire temples in ancient Chorasmia. Paper presented at the meetings of the Australasian Society for Inner Asian Studies: Art, Architecture and Religion on the Silk Road and Across Inner-Asian History. 27- 28 November, 2004. Macquarie University, Sydney.

Popular Booklets

Yagodin, V.N. and Betts, A.V.G. (2006) Ancient Khorezm. Tashkent:UNESCO