Stunning antler-like horse headpiece with matching breastcollar; Scythian, 3rd century BC. This particular piece is housed in the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia

Stunning antler-like horse headpiece with matching breastcollar; Scythian, about 300 BCE, Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia

Mask for a Horse's Head. Scythian, Pazyryk Culture. 5th - 4th century BC [1741x1920]

Mask for a Horse’s Head Felt, leather; - century BC Pazyryk Barrow No. 5 (Excavations of S. Rudenko, Altai Region, Pazyryk Boundary, the Valley of the River Bolshoy Ulagan Russia State Hermitage Museum

Mask for a horse's head with deer antlers 5th century B.C. 1st Pazyryk burial mound, Altai Mountains Russia Felt, leather, fur and gold; carved, with appliqué

Shamans Mask with deer antlers century B.E Pazyryk burial mound, Altai Mountains Russian Felt, leather, fur and gold; carved, with appliqué

Горный Алтай : «Принцесса Укока» : Восстановленный образ женщины, захороненной в кургане Ак-Алаха-3  Gorny Altai: "Princess of Ukok": Restored image of a woman buried in the mound Alakha Ak-3

Gorny Altai: "Princess of Ukok": Restored image of a woman buried in the mound Alakha

Sword Hilt Gold and iron; chased. 14.9; 5.5 cm Scythian culture.  5th century BC Chertomlyk Barrow, Dnieper Area, near Nikopol Russia (now Ukraine)… | Pinteres…

Skythian Gold (Sword Hilt Gold and iron; century BC Chertomlyk Barrow, Dnieper Area, near Nikopol Russia (now Ukraine) Source of Entry: Imperial Archaeological Commission, St Petersburg.

Scythian saddle blanket from Pazyryk, Russian Altai mountains, 4th century B.C.E., St. Petersburg State Hermitage Museum.

Scythian saddle blanket from Pazyryk, Russian Altai mountains, century BCE Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.

Saddle blanket, hangings with lion heads and chest harness decoration. Pazyryk, Altai, Barrow no. 1, 305-288 BCE Rudenko 1953, p. 283, fig. 166, pl. CXII; Rudenko 1970, pls. 48, 172.

Pazyryk saddle blanket with lion head decoration / Pazirik-Altai, Kurgan

Horse headress and trappings-Pazirik-Altai area in Kurgan 1 Tuek. 430-420BC

Altai Horse headress and trappings-Pazirik-Altai area in Kurgan 1 Tuek.

Reconstruction of the horse trappings found in one of the the 4th century BC Scythian-type Pazyryk burials.

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Reconstruction of the horse trappings found in a Century BC, Scythian-type Pazyryk burial in Siberia.

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A Mesolithic amber amulet in the form of a bear. (National Museum of Denmark)

Mesolithic Amber Amulet in the Form of a Bear -- Belonging to The National Museum of Denmark.

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Horse headdress from Pazyryk Royal tomb. wiki: The Scythians were Iranian equestrian tribes who were mentioned as inhabiting large areas in the central Eurasian steppes starting with the century BC up until the century AD.

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