The remains of four ancient warrior women were recently discovered in Russia, marking the first time ever Scythian fighting females have been found in the same tomb. The Scythians were tribes of nomadic warriors who moved around Siberia between and B. Amazons, originally a Greek term for warrior women, are widely acknowledged to have been a common part of the Scythian culture. In the past 10 years, the expedition has uncovered 11 of their graves. The four women found in the most recent discovery are believed to have served as guardians of camp while the tribesmen were out on the warpath. The women — estimated to have been buried sometime during the 4th century B. The cemetery has been studied by Russian archaeologists in the Don Expedition since and is located in a plowed field. In the middle of the cemetery was a three-foot-tall, foot-round hill and under that mound, the researchers, led by Valerii Guliaev, located the tomb, which had been covered in oak blocks.
It is illustrated with engraved plates by the de Bry family. The women are naked and armed with bows and arrows, spears and rocks. One of the male warriors has been killed by an arrow to the chest. In the foreground is a solitary woman depicted with bow and arrows, long flowing hair and a single breast — an example of the Amazon warrior woman. In the middle ground in front of the battle is a pubescent girl having her breast removed by two other women Amazon warriors were believed to remove one breast in order to aid their archery. In the Elizabethan period there was a fascination with and fear of Amazons. They were described both in Greek legends and in contemporary travel writing on the New World, Africa and the Middle East , and adopted as a trope in English literature of the period.
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Warrior - woman with a knife. Royalty-Free Stock Photo. Download preview. Beautiful strong naked woman in the image of the warrior of the ancient world on white background. Imitation of oil painting with the subsequent drawing.