Archaeologists Uncover Graves of Women Warriors

Archaeologists Uncover Graves of Women Warriors
Remains of stone walls in South Siberia, Photo Credit: Shutterstock

There maybe some truth behind the female warriors abound in Greek mythology

OT Staff
March 11 , 2021
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We all have heard various tales about the female warriors in Greek mythology. Now, new archaeological findings suggest that there maybe some truth behind these warriors.

According to The Washington Post, graves of four Scythian women warriors were uncovered by archaeologists.

These legendary women, aged between 13-40 years, were found in the steppes of Westen Russia, buried with an assortment of arrowheads, horseback riding equipment and spears.

READ: Over 50 Ancient Coffins Unveiled in Egypt

The researchers say that the oldest among them wore an ornate golden headdress called cathalus.

This is not the first time that these remains have been found, but, interestingly, this is the first time that various generations of women have been found in the same tomb. This also suggests that these women were trained at the same time when they were young. 

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