A shaman in the Tuvan capital of Kyzyl performs a ceremony for a woman suffering from chronic headaches. Though Tuvans are not ethnically related to Scythianswho are believed to have belonged to the Iranian language groupthey do share a heritage of shamanism. Local shamans have complained that the excavation of Arzhan-2 has disturbed ancient spirits.
Camera: Nikon F100 Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100 Lens: 28mm Speed and F-Stop: 1/100 @ f/4
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