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...

Situla from Great Ryzhanovka Kurgan

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Situla (plural situlae), from the Latin word for 'bucket' or 'pail', is the term in archaeology and art history for a variety of...

Rare Griffins on Frieze Vessel from Great Ryzhanovka Kurgan

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The frieze vessel was found in the same chamber as the priestess. In the first scene, one lion-headed and one eagle-headed...

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...

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