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Echoes of Ancient Glory
Photograph by Sisse Brimberg

In a remote valley in Russia's Tuva Republic, a boy tends sheep where the hooves of Scythian horses thundered 2,700 years ago. Nearby, archaeologists recently discovered a spectacular tomb from this once-mighty culture: a noble couple buried with thousands of pieces of gold.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon F100
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100
Lens: 28mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/250 @ f/5.6

Weather Conditions: Thin high clouds
Time of Day: Late afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Available light



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