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Discoveries[ edit ] A gilded wooden figurine of a deer from the Pazyryk burials, fifth century BC The first tomb at Pazyryk, barrow 1, was excavated by the archaeologist M.

Gryaznov in ; barrows were excavated by Sergei Ivanovich Rudenko in Craniological studies of samples from the Pazyryk burials determined that skulls were generally of Europoid type, with some showing Mongoloid Warrior maiden. Parts of the body had deteriorated, but much of the tattooing was still clearly visible see image.

Subsequent investigation using reflected infrared photography revealed that all five bodies discovered in the Pazyryk kurgans were tattooed. The chief was elaborately decorated with an interlocking series of striking designs representing a variety of fantastic beasts.

The best preserved tattoos were images of a donkeya mountain ramtwo highly stylized deer with long antlers and an imaginary carnivore on the right arm. Two monsters resembling griffins decorate the chest, and on the left arm Warrior maiden three partially obliterated images which seem to represent two deer and a mountain goat.

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On the front of the right leg a fish extends from the foot to the knee. A monster crawls over the right foot, and on the inside of the shin is a series of four running rams which touch each other to form a single design.

The left leg also bears tattoos, but these designs could not be clearly distinguished. This tattooing was probably done for therapeutic reasons.

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Contemporary Siberian tribesmen still practice tattooing of this kind to relieve back pain. The find was a rare example of a single woman given a full ceremonial burial in a wooden chamber tomb in the fifth century BC, accompanied by six horses. On the outside of the casket were stylized images of deer and snow leopards carved in leather.

Shortly after burial the grave had apparently been flooded by freezing rain, and the entire contents of the burial chamber had remained frozen in permafrost. Six horses wearing elaborate harnesses had been sacrificed and lay to the north of the chamber.

Even the animal style tattoos were preserved on her pale skin: Her coffin was made large enough to accommodate the high felt headdress she was wearing, which was decorated with swans and gold-covered carved cats.

Her yellow blouse was originally thought to be made of wild " tussah " silk but closer examination of the fibers indicate the material is not Chinese but was a wild silk which came from somewhere else, perhaps India.

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Similar dishes in other tombs were thought to have held Cannabis sativaconfirming a practice described by Herodotus [4] but after tests the mixture was found to be coriander seeds, probably used to disguise the smell of the body. Two years after the discovery of the "Ice Maiden" Dr.

Doctor Anicua also noted that her blouse was a bit stained, indicating that the material was not a new garment, made for the burial.

Pazyryk carpet[ edit ] The Pazyryk carpet One of the most famous finds at Pazyryk is the Pazyryk carpet, which is probably the oldest surviving pile carpet in the world. The middle of the carpet consists of a ribbon motif, while in the border there is a procession with elk or deer, and in another border warriors on horses.

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