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Scythian bronze horse head, 7th-4th century B.C. 3.2 cm long. Private collection

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Scythian art gold zoomorphic handle, Southern Urals, 4th century B.C. Formed of sheet, in two halves, hammered over a wooden mold and chased, in the form of a predator, perhaps a wolf, standing four-square, its head down, baring fangs, with drop-shaped turquoise inlays on the shoulders and haunches, the interior of the ears also inlaid in turquoise, the bottoms of the feet and mouth once conforming to the curvature of a vessel wall, originally set vertically, 7.3 cm long. Private collection

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Scythian gold animal in the form of a stag, 400-200 B.C. 4.9 cm long. Private collection

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Scythian art, Scythian bronze pin head, 7th-4th century B.C. Scythian bronze openworked pin head in form of animal, 8.2 cm high. Private collection