Plate with Rider’s Image
3–2 cc. BC. The most interesting find in Tänlik is a series of trapeziform plaques adorning, most likely, clothes with the image of a rider. Suit on the rider is Saki’s: soft helmet; there is a cloak. The horse is hogmaned with a sultan and its legs are bent. The horse has a decoration. The origins of the rider's image are not clear. Similar images are known in the Middle East and Asia Minor from the end of II millennium BC.
- 3–2 cc. BC.
- Place of discovery/Manufacture
- Almaty, Kargaly gorge
- Materials, technic
- Thin gold plate
- National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan
- Inventory number
- ҚРҰМ УҚ;тк2-694/1-4;Ма 135а,б,в,г. ҒОМА 479