In an article published on March 10, 2021, in PLOS ONE, a team led by Alicia R. Ventresca Miller, assistant professor of anthropology and assistant curator of Asian archaeology at the Museum, presents findings that challenge the romantic notions of Scythians as highly mobile nomadic warriors. The multi-isotopic study of human tooth enamel and bone provides evidence that most people remained near their settlements, farming millet and raising livestock in mixed economic systems.

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Mirror recovered from the site of Mamai-Gora (S. Andrukh)