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Orthocorybantians

Background

The Orthocorybantians (Old Persian tigra-xauda "people with pointy hoods") were a tribe of the Scythians. They were settling in the tenth satrapy of Achaemenid Persia (Herodotus 3.92). A delegation of Orthocorybantians paying tribute is depicted on the Apadana relief.

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