Oguz Scythian Royal Kurgan: Second Largest in Ukraine

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With 20m in height, Oguz was the second-largest Scythian barrow situated in the lower Dnieper area. Alexandropol Kurgan was the first...

Krasnokutsk Scythian Barrow & northern European beast-style millennium later

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"In the same neighbourhood as Chertomlyk is the Krasnokutsk barrow. In its mound Zabélin found the fragments of a funeral car...

Tsymbalka Kurgan: Scythian Serpent Goddess

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"On the S. side of the river, in the district of Melitopol, government of Taurida, is the barrow Tsymbalka near Bélozérka....

Who Was Buried in Alexandropol Kurgan: Skulls from Scythian Royal Barrow

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A.E. Liutsenko who excavated Alexandropol kurgan in 1854–55, was the first who preserved the skulls of the people who were buried...

Scythian Funeral Cart from Alexandropol Kurgan

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During the summer of 1856, A.E. Liutsenko reported finding the remains of a Scythian funeral cart in the kurgan. Considering its...

Gold Decorations of Horse’s Harness from Alexandropol Royal Kurgan

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According to archaeologists, at least 14 horse burials were discovered intact in Alexandropol Royal Kurgan. Near the central chamber, a fully...

Decorated Heraldic Griffin pressed on leather from Alexandropol Kurgan

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Alexeev A. Y. in the "Unknown griffins of Scythian Alexandropol kurgan" scientific article writes that during the excavations of 1854, a...

Scythian Goddess Argimpasa [Aphrodite Ourania] Pole-Top

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Scythian bronze Pole-top: a Scythian goddess, 4th c. B.C., Alexandropol Kurgan, Dnipro region, Ukraine. Scholars like M. Rostovtzeff thought that the goddess...

Scythian Physiognomy

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The images are of the fist two warriors portrayed on vessel from the Gaimanova Mogila kurgan. First, you may want to...

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 >

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