The Center for the Study of the Eurasian Nomads (CSEN)


Priestess In Situ



Three small gold animal style plaques, probably representing Tien Shan snow leopards, had been sewn either around the neck of the priestess' costume or on her headdress. The plaques are pictured here in situ.

She also had gold conical-shaped temple pendants both visible.

Pokrovka 2, Kurgan 3, Burial 3
1993 Excavations