Artemis’ Cult originated in Taurica, present-day Crimea?

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"Properly speaking Artemis stands for something different from either Demeter or Aphrodite. She stands for the fact of life itself as...

Battle of Pygmies and Cranes: Pre-Homeric route from Scythia to Africa

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Homer in the Iliad: With shouts the Trojans, rushing from afar,  Proclaim their motions, and provoke the war  So when inclement winters vex the plain  With...

Scythian Sword and Sheath from Solokha Royal Kurgan

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Both were found in the second chamber of Solokha Royal Kurgan in Ukraine.

Finger-Rings with Famous Bosporan Gold Stater in Great Ryzhanovka Kurgan

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As quoted in the previous part, the woman buried in Great Ryzhanovka Kurgan "wore eight rings, two seal rings, two sets with...

Scythian Sacred Land of Gerroi and of Royal Barrows was the area near Kakhovka...

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'The Father of History" Herodotus described the location of the royal Scythian necropolis in Book 4.71: "The kings of Scythia are...

Scythian Vessel with Hunting Scenes from Solokha Kurgan

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The vessel has two hunting scenes in relief. In the first scene, two horseriders hunt a lion. The left horserider is...

Waterfowl Scythian Pole-Top from Alexandropol Kurgan

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Scythian bronze Pole-top: a waterfowl (swan?), 4th c. B.C., Alexandropol Kurgan, Dnipro region, Ukraine. Griffins Pole Tops >

Most unusual and possibly most ancient Scythian barrow near Kyiv: Perepyatykh kurgan

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E. Minns in the "Scythians and Greeks" book published in 1913: "An isolated example recalling this type is the barrow called...

Unique Royal Hat of a Rus ruler from a barrow near Kyiv

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The hat was discovered in 1877 by archaeologist Samokvasov in the same barrow as the shirt mentioned in the previous article....
Stolen from Melitopol Museum by Moscow ossupants during 2022 invasion

Taurians or Tauroscythians

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Wikipedia: "The Tauri (/ˈtaʊəri/; Ταῦροι in Ancient Greek), or Taurians, also Scythotauri, Tauri Scythae, Tauroscythae (Pliny, H. N. 4.85) were an ancient people settled on the southern coast of the...

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