|The Golden Pectoral from Tovsta Mohyla is a Scythian treasure discovered in a burial kurgan near the city of Ordzonikidzhe in the southern Ukraine. It dates c. 300 B.C. The pectoral is 24k gold, with a diameter of 12 inches. It weighs over a kilo. The crescent is broken down into three sections. The top reflects Scythian daily life.|
|The grave mound belonged to a high status Scythian aristocrat. Few objects survive due to grave robbers. |
The Golden Pectoral from Tovsta Mohyla remains one of the most astounding pieces of gold jewelry to ever survive from the classical world.