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Tomb reveals warrior women who roamed the ancient Caucasus

Drawings of the women graves of the 13/12-9 centuries BC, with weapons

An artist's impression of two women, buried in ancient times, whose skeletons suggest that they took part in military activity. Credit: A. Y. Khudaverdyan et al./Int. J. Osteoarchaeol.

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Nature 601, 169 (2022)



  1. Khudaverdyan, A. Y., Yengibaryan, A. A., Khachatryan, H. H. & Hovhanesyan, A. A. Int. J. Osteoarchaeol. (2021).

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