Scythi­ans

The Sunday Telegraph - - Arts -

In the days of an­cient Greece and Rome, these for­mi­da­ble Scythi­ans – pre­cur­sors of the Mon­gols and the Huns – roamed the steppes. Ev­i­dence of their cul­ture was long be­lieved lost, un­til the ob­jects seen in this ex­hi­bi­tion were found be­neath the Siberian per­mafrost. They take us in­side the totemic mind of the orig­i­nal “threat from the East”. Mark Hud­son Bri­tish Mu­seum, Lon­don WC1 (020 7323 8299), un­til Jan 14

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