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Art for the Afterlife?
Photograph by Sisse Brimberg

Moose and deer adorn the rubbing of an ancient petroglyph found at a Sythian burial mound, or kurgan. A number of rock slabs with petroglyphs were brought here from nearby cliffs. Dating to the 7th century B.C., they were created at roughly the same time as the kurgan.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon F100
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100
Lens: 28mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/500 @ f/8

Weather Conditions: Sunny day
Time of Day: Late morning
Lighting Techniques: Available light
Special Equipment or Comments: Rubbing was made by a specialist.



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