Detail of the rider who approaches the Great Goddess, Pazyryk


A larger image of the detail of the rider who approaches the Great Goddess, Pazyryk, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

Carpet (Detail)
Created: Russia. Pazyryk Culture. 5th - 4th century BC
Found: Pazyryk Barrow No. 5 (excavations by S.I. Rudenko, 1949). Altai Territory, Pazyryk Boundary, the Valley of the River Bolshoy Ulagan
Title: Carpet (Detail)
Place: Russia
Epoch. Period: Early Iron Age
Date: Pazyryk Culture. 5th - 4th century BC
Place of finding: Altai Territory, Pazyryk Boundary, the Valley of the River Bolshoy Ulagan
Archaeological site: Pazyryk Barrow No. 5 (excavations by S.I. Rudenko, 1949)
Material: felt
Technique: applique
Dimensions: 640 x 450 cm
Acquisition date: Entered the Hermitage in 1950; handed over by the Pazyryk expedition
Inventory Number: 1687-94
Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg



See also The Great Goddess and a horseman
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