Pazyryk Deer, gilded wood figurine of a deer from the Pazyryk burials, century BCE. The Pazyryk is an Iron Age archaeological culture, centuries BCE, identified by excavated artifacts and mummies found in the Siberian permafrost in the Altay Mountains.
Pieces from Treasures From Afghanistan Exhibition. The place where many of the items were found - Tillya Tepe - translates as 'Hill of Gold' and is site of an elite nomadic cemetery. Headdress ornament in the form of a ram from Tillya Tepe, Tomb IV. Dated from the 1st century BC-1st century AD and made from gold.
Terminal: Stag on a Ball. Place: Russia. Epoch. Period: Early Iron Age. Date: Pazyryk Culture. 5th century BC. Place of finding: Pazyryk Barrow No. 2 (excavations by S.I. Rudenko). Archaeological site: Altai Territory, Pazyryk Boundary, the Valley of the River Bolshoy Ulagan. Material: wood and leather.