Scythian Gold Stag, Century BC Ancient Scythia was centered on the Pontic-Caspian steppe and ranged from modern Kazakhstan to the Baltic coast of modern Poland and to Georgia. The identities of the nomadic peoples of the steppes is often.
Elamite Dog Amulet of the goddess Gula. In ancient Elam, the the dog was related to the goddess Gula, as sacred animals. As the goddess of healing and patroness of doctors, these gold amulet dogs had healing powers.
Scythian Gold and Turquoise Zoomorphic Handle, Southern Urals, c. century BC Scythian art combined Eastern elements with influences from the Hellenic states on the northern coast of the Black Sea. The principal feature of Scythian art is its use.