Iranian (Aryan) settlers and conquerors of ancient Europe

More images, representations, and costumes of Scythians, Sarmatians, Alans and other Northern Iranian tribes from antiquity and the early Middle Ages. These nomadic northern Iranian peoples were the direct link between the civilized Southern Iranians–Persians & Medes (Kurds)– and North-Western Europe. These mounted cavaliers live on today, not just in their stunning art and material culture but also the linguistic, folkloric and genetic heritage of such people as the Slavs, Goths, Saxons, Picts, Jutes, Catalans, Hungarians and other European stock. Here are three links to their amazing art and culture:


A. Darius Kamali

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