Zeleny Yar Child Warrior
Biographical Information
Name(s) Child Warrior
Age 6-7
Sex male
Status Unknown
Height Unknown
Culture possibly from Northern Sibera
Date(s) Unknown
Site Zeleny Yar
Current Location
Location Unknown
Catalog # Unknown

A child aged 6-7 years old, wearing child-size bronze axe and bear pendant from the site Zeleny Yar necropolis, close to the Siberian Arctic. Child appears to be male, as belongings consist of a bronze axe and an unidentifiable sharp tool. Items found with the body include an axe, pendant, and rings, suggesting the boy was from wealthy descent.

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Body almost completely mummified with copper or bronze plates, except the right hand and legs. Covered in birch bark. Body was wrapped in layers of fur.


- Alexander Gusev, research fellow at the Centre for the Study of the Arctic

- Archeologist Natalia Fyodorova


Inside opening close up
'Mummy of a child warrior from 'lost medieval civilisation' (n.d.). Retrieved March 10, 2017, from

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