The Golden Warrior

19 July 2010
Archaeology

At www.eurekalert.org/print/61549 – the grave of a Scythian warrior whose torso was covered in gold has been found in Kazakhstan – dating from some time in the first millennium BC. It was one of a group of seven burial mounds and contained a large amount of gold and bronze objects. Whether these were of local manufacture or loot from raiding parties is not mentioned.

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