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Monument signage at Summit Bechtel Reserve. Design by RSM. Engineering, Fabrication, Installation by DCL.  #steel #wood #rust #signage #sign #monument #landmark

Monument signage at Summit Bechtel Reserve. Design by RSM. Engineering, Fabrication, Installation by DCL. #steel #wood #rust #signage #sign #monument #landmark

The 2500-year-old mummified body of the young woman, believed to be between 25 and 28 years old, was found in Siberia with some amazing tattoos.

The 2500-year-old mummified body of the young woman, believed to be between 25 and 28 years old, was found in Siberia with some amazing tattoos.

"They represented the equality as they fought along side their men in battlefields. In the current central Asia one could only find the traces of such equality.The act of war was one in which the Scythian women are said to have participated in equally with the men. Scythian women were tattooed like their mates, and the ancient historian Diordorus commented that Scythian women ‘fight like the men and are nowise inferior to them in bravery’."

"They represented the equality as they fought along side their men in battlefields. In the current central Asia one could only find the traces of such equality.The act of war was one in which the Scythian women are said to have participated in equally with the men. Scythian women were tattooed like their mates, and the ancient historian Diordorus commented that Scythian women ‘fight like the men and are nowise inferior to them in bravery’."

A reconstruction of a Scythian female warrior in battle .Scythian women were tattooed like their mates, and the ancient historian Diordorus commented that Scythian women ‘fight like the men and are nowise inferior to them in bravery’

A reconstruction of a Scythian female warrior in battle .Scythian women were tattooed like their mates, and the ancient historian Diordorus commented that Scythian women ‘fight like the men and are nowise inferior to them in bravery’

Scythians c.4th BC

Scythians c.4th BC

The Scythians were a nomadic tribe that dominated the steppes for nearly five hundred years. The Scythians spoke a tongue from the Northeastern Iranian language family. The Scythians were renowned for their ability to shoot their arrows with deadly accuracy from horseback. This talent astounded their neighbors, who referred to them as the “horse-bowmen.” The greatest amount of territory under Scythian influence extended west to east from Ukraine to an area of Siberia just above Mongolia.

The Scythians were a nomadic tribe that dominated the steppes for nearly five hundred years. The Scythians spoke a tongue from the Northeastern Iranian language family. The Scythians were renowned for their ability to shoot their arrows with deadly accuracy from horseback. This talent astounded their neighbors, who referred to them as the “horse-bowmen.” The greatest amount of territory under Scythian influence extended west to east from Ukraine to an area of Siberia just above Mongolia.

Scythian warriors

Scythian warriors

19th Century depiction of Scythian female warriors/Amazons

19th Century depiction of Scythian female warriors/Amazons

Scythian Chief or King

Scythian Chief or King

Scythians

Scythians