Doll amulets motankа:
These dolls have no faces. Faceless Doll - inanimate thing. Underlining this, our ancestors believed that no one can cause harm through her living person. It carries only a good start.
Each bundle of such dolls make a conspiracy, for example, marriage, or the birth of a child, or to health, happiness, etc., so that they protect the person accepting the disease and misery, help in business.
From the evil :
The main purpose of the dolls motanki Oberezhnitsa - to be a guardian of the house.
Motanka-homemaker and family comfort should stand in the place where family members often get together.
When you make a doll's house and put in the place intended for it, it can "talk", for which she has come to your house.
Oberezhnitsa no accident has no face - because it did not come as a toy but as a sacred talisman.
On the face motanki make a cross - the symbol of life and new beginnings.
Cross has a symbolic meaning, because it is a sign of the sun, the sign of spiritual unity of heaven and earth, male and female.!
All dolls are made on the growing moon
Without nodes without using a needle and scissors
Material: linen, cotton,birch bark
Best of lot
This Scythian amulet in the form of a spoked wheel. The emergence of such amulets, talismans connected with the beginning of widespread use of light carts with nomadic Scythians in the IV. BC They are becoming a normal burial in the nobility. Consequently, the wagon was a social symbol, a symbol of belonging to the order of the Scythian nobility. The wagons have played a role in the Scythian cult, due to the significance of the horse in the religious beliefs of the Scythians. The basis of these views were solar cult rituals associated with representations of the sacred chariot of the sun. The wheels also put in front of the dromos. Amulets - metal model spoked wheels were bronze, lead, tin sometimes gold. They were the emblems of the sun and served as amulets, protecting the peace of the dead. Amulet - symbolized a chariot wheel, in which the deceased together with the solar deity of light traveling to the country.
Scythians - ekzoetnonim ancient Greek origin, is applied to the peoples in antiquity and the Middle Ages, as in Eastern Europe and in Asia. The ancient Greeks called the country where lived the Scythians - Scythia (ancient Greek. Σκυθική, Gr. Σκυθία, lat. Scythia).
Early information about the Scythians is known from the writings of ancient authors (Herodotus, et al.) And the archaeological excavations carried out in the territories of the Lower Danube to Tuva.
Scythian languages presumably belong to the Eastern Iranian sub-group of the Iranian languages.
Later, since the era of the Great Migration, the ethnonym "Scythians" is used in Byzantine chronicles names for the various peoples who inhabited the territory of Great Scythia Scythia Minor and European Sarmatia