|The Scythians were Iranian equestrian tribes who inhabited large areas of the central Eurasian steppes starting from the 7th century BC through the 4th century AD.|
Ancient Greeks gave the name Scythia to all the lands north-east of Europe and the northern coast of the Black Sea, unknown to them in that era.
|Scythian golden pectoral from the royal grave at Tolstaja Mogila kurgan, 4th century BC. It shows the three tiers of Scythian mythology: the Inner Earth, the Astral-Cosmic sphere and innermost the inhabited world.|
Scythian golden sword and scabbard.
Gold Scythian belt title, Mingachevir, Azerbaijan, 7th century BC.
Scythian goddess Apa from the Kul Oba kurgan.
Scythian Gold Stag, 4th-3rd Century BC
The gold fish of Vettersfelde, Scythian, ca 500 BC