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Silver Plate Showing Scythian Goddess Unearthed in Russia

An intricately-engraved silver plate showing a winged Scythian goddess was recently unearthed in Russia as part of the grave goods buried in the tomb of a warrior. Although the man's grave had been looted in antiquity, its roof had later...

Magnificent Golden Comb Made by Greek Master a Highlight of Hermitage

A magnificent sculpted golden comb made by a Greek sculptor, with a crest showing Scythian warriors in battle is one of the great treasures of the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. The golden ornament, known around the world as...

Greece, Russia Launch Cultural Cooperation with Exhibition at Acropolis Museum

Greece and Russia launched their one-year cultural cooperation with the opening on Friday of a small exhibition of three selected golden objects from the Scythian collection of St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum. The presentation of these objects is a precursor to...