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Equine Tomb
Photograph by Sisse Brimberg

The work is ready to begin at one of the many graves in the football-field-size burial mound, or kurgan, known as Arzhan-2. Beneath this pile of rocks lie the remains of 14 horses, sacrificed for their owners' afterlife. One of humankind's earliest and most formidable equestrian cultures, Scythians cleaved to their horses in life and death.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon F100
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100
Lens: 28mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/250 @ f/8

Weather Conditions: Approaching thunderstorm
Time of Day: Late afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Available light



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