Russia Kureck woman in 19th century.

Kureck Sakian Kurgans. Kazakhstan costume. Traditional Russia clothing. Ancient Asia dress

Russia Kureck woman.

 Russia Kureck woman in 19th century.

Sakian kurgans in Kazakhstan. Steppe nomads (Scythians, Sakas). The Sakas were an Iranian-speaking nomads in Central Asia.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Note:  Syria Dura Europos warrior costume.

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