The Scythians: Nomad Warriors of the Steppe

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:00

The Scythians were warlike nomadic horsemen who roamed the steppe of Asia in the first millennium BC.Using archaeological finds from burials and texts, Barry Cunliffe reconstructs the lives of the Scythians, exploring their beliefs, burial practices, love of fighting and their flexible attitude to gender.Booking essential.

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH