This fibula-brooch, despite being only 2.3 by 1.9 inches in size, contains intricate decorations leading toward the center where a rock crystal bead is. | Valentina Mordvintseva

Treasure-Filled Warrior's Grave Found in Russia: Photos

The 2,200-year-old tomb contained the warrior's skeleton holding a sword between his legs.

Published On 02/21/2013
9:30 AM EST
The grave of a male warrior who was laid to rest some 2,200 years ago in what is now the mountains of the Caucasus in Russia, shown here in a diagram of the warrior's skeleton and numerous artifacts. | Valentina Mordvintseva
This iron axe is one of many weapons found with the burial of the warrior. | Valentina Mordvintseva
This gold plaque, with mounted agate, would have been attached to the sheath of a short iron sword. It is less than 2 inches across. | Valentina Mordvintseva