Cromlech/ Stone Circle inside Tovsta Mogyla Kurgan

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A cromlech is a megalithic circle made of large stones arranged vertically, often around a tomb or place of worship. (Stonehenge is the...

Scythian Gryvna/Torque from Solokha Royal Barrow

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Torque with terminals in the form of lion's heads and filigree plant ornament with colored enamels, 4th century BC. Zaporizhzhia oblast...

Scythian Torques/ Gryvnas

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The torques or gryvnas were the symbols of high office in the Scythian world. These adornments were worn by both men...

Scythian Queen from Tovsta Mogyla Kurgan: Gold Torque or Gryvna

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In Mozolevsky's opinion, the gold torque or gryvna found on the lady in Tovsta Mogyla Barrow is one of the best...

Scythian Queen from Tovsta Mogyla Kurgan: could she be the famous Queen Tirgatao?

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Scholars date Tovsta Mogyla Kurgan to the first half of the 4th century B.C. She was given a very sumptious burial...

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 Queen from Tovsta Mogyla Kurgan: Headdress

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As mentioned earlier, a Scythian woman and a child were buried in the side vault of the Tovsta Mogyla Kurgan. In...

Scythian sword in golden scabbard from Tovsta Mogyla Kurgan

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The Golden Pectoral and the Scythian sword in golden scabbards were saved by the large chunk of earth that had fallen...

Tovsta Mogyla Kurgan where Scythian Gold Pectoral was found

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A large Scythian Royal Kurgan of the 4th century BC situated near Pokrova in the Dnipro oblast of Ukraine was excavated...

Scythian Warlord from Great Ryzhanovka Kurgan

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Chochorowski, Skoryj in the Bolshoi Ryzhanovsky Kurgan book: "Beginning from the entrance, the burial chamber was divided for most of its length...

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