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“All furnish’d, all in arms… Glittering in golden coats…”

... to a gift from his great-grandfather—a set of postcards with images of Russian armor. By the age of ten, he had reconstructed in his home workshop his first helmet and suit of armor, all from metal, while his friends were still playing with wooden weapons. Yury created his first scholarly reconstruction—a lamellar medieval suit of armor—while studying at the university, as a visual aid for students. Since then, he has been pursuing the idea to explore the history of warfare by reconstructing ...

Modified: 29.12.2018
experimental reconstruction , weapons , ancient and medieval nomads of the Eurasian steppes
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The Ukok Female Warrior Has Changed Sex # New paleogenetic data on the bearers of the Pazyryk culture (Gorny Altai)

... features. However, when Novosibirsk researchers ( Novosibirsk State University , Institute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography SB RAS) analyzed the DNA from the bone remains, the warrior girl with a serious set of weapons turned... into a young man with a thin braid and amulets of female fertility—the cowrie shells that were found beside him appear to have served as belt decorations. The new data are a reason for revising the possible kinship between the buried ...

Modified: 01.12.2015
Amazon , Ukok , Altai , Altai Mountains , Pazyryk culture , Pazyryk , anthropology , paleogenetics , Ak-Alakha 1 , weapons
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The Wolf’s Armor

There is hardly a boy who would not go for making weapons from any materials at hand, and so was Yury Filippovich, a historian and reconstructor from the Humanities Research Laboratory, Novosibirsk State University. However, unlike his ten-year-old peers, who were playing with self-made wooden swords,...

Modified: 30.08.2015
experimental reconstruction , weapons , ancient and medieval nomads of the Eurasian steppes
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