Amazons: Warrior Women of the Ancient Steppe

Think the Amazons of Greek myth were mythical? Think again. The Greeks based their Amazons on the real-life warrior women next door.

Centuries ago, ancient writers claimed that Scythian women of the Eurasian Steppe fought in battle alongside their men. Now, with modern bioarchaeology, the bones of fierce female warriors have emerged from their grave mounds and begun to speak to us. This is their story. Get the show notes here.

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