Hubert Kornacki

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Figure of a horseman with bow. Iran. 5th-4th BC. Gold, h 3.6 cm.  © State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Figurine of a Horseman Gold; cast and soldered. cm - century BC Siberian collection of Peter I, Discovered in Siberia (Academy of Sciences Expedition of G. Miller) Eastern Iran Source of Entry: Kunstkammer, St Petersburg.

Golden and silver cloak pin in the shape of a lion head.  Iran. 400 BCE.

Golden and silver cloak pin in the shape of a lion head. Most often these pins are made and used as twins. It is in height. Found in Iran 400 BC Leiden Museum of Antiquities

scythian gold pectoral - detail  gryphons attack horse  - Scientific debates on the origin of the biggest artifact once found in the steppe’s burial hills, the precious Scythian pectoral from the collection of the National Museum of Historical Treasures, are still continuing.Donetsk researchers have elaborated a daring hypothesis: the pectoral was produced by the local craftsmen from gold that was mined exactly in the Donbas.  http://www.fravahr.org/spip.php?breve1107#

Scythian golden pectoral from the royal grave at Tolstaja Mogila kurgan, C BC. It shows the three tiers of Scythian mythology: the Inner Earth, the Astral-Cosmic sphere and innermost the inhabited world. Museum of Historic Treasures of Ukraine, Kiev.

(Sarmatian gold plaque of fight between a lion and a griffin, western Siberia)

(Sarmatian gold plaque of fight between a lion and a griffin, western Siberia)