Scythian Golden Man

Illustration

Arienne King
by Derzsi Elekes Andor
published on 13 March 2021
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This costume is a replica of the clothing and armour found in the burial mound of the so-called "Golden Man", in Issyk, present day Kazakhstan. The scourge and sword found among the possessions are also included. The individual is thought to have possibly been a Scythian prince or warrior, although their sex is disputed. Associated with the Saka peoples. 4th-3rd century BCE.

This replica by Krym Altynbekov was on display at the VAM Design Center, Budapest. The original armour is part of the collection of the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Nur-Sultan (Astana).

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Andor, D. E. (2021, March 13). Scythian Golden Man. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13629/scythian-golden-man/

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Andor, Derzsi Elekes. "Scythian Golden Man." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 13, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13629/scythian-golden-man/.

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