Amazon Warrior Women ~ Clues and Evidence | Secrets of the Dead | PBS To uncover the genetic link between nine-year-old Meiramgul, the blond child of the mountains of western Mongolia, and the long-dead women warriors of the Eurasian steppes, researchers examined snippets of a particular type of genetic information called mitochondrial DNA.
Hercules Fights an Amazon - CC Flickr User clairity: The Amazons are credited with helping the Trojans against the Greeks in the Trojan War. They are also said to have been fierce women archers who cut off a breast to aid them in shooting, but recent archaeological evidence suggests the Amazons were real, important, powerful, two-breasted, warrior women, possibly from the Steppes.
Fierce Amazons and their warrior queens—Hippolyte, Antiope, and Penthesilea—star in some of the most famous Greek myths and every great Greek hero tangled with them including Heracles, Theseus, and Achilles. Research has indicated that Greek stories and images of Amazons were influenced by the real lives of steppe nomads whose women rode to war. Referred to as “Scythians” by the Greeks, these nomadic horse-archers ranged over the immense territory stretching from the Black Sea to Mongolia.
Formidable Nomadic Eurasian Woman Warriors- 600 AD- 1300AD. More about how their dress and attire which refused to conform to medieval demands to show status https://books.google.com/books?id=m3UsBgAAQBAJ&pg=PA114&lpg=PA114&dq=Cuman+steppe+warrior+woman&source=bl&ots=Ld2MQi6uAP&sig=2u3x1cUWKQezc1QEQOf3hKpMRLQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiAxYPnkebKAhVCx2MKHcJxAfc4ChDoAQgnMAQ#v=onepage&q=Cuman%20steppe%20warrior%20woman&f=false