Case File: Amazon Women
Date: 4th Century BC
Description: In Greek and Roman mythology, the Amazons were daughters of Ares, the god of war, and women-warriors who attacked and pillaged villages in Northern Turkey. In later culture, they were described as fierce women warriors who lived thousands of years ago.
History: The female warriors known as the "Amazon Women" were first believed to be just myths, until excavations done in Southern Russia found several tombs, bones, and weapons of female warriors dating back to 4th Century BC.
Background: The Amazons were a race of fierce women warriors that lived for around 2,000 years, since the Golden Age of Greece.
Investigations: Both American and Russian archaeologists studied the bones and investigated the Amazon legend.
Extra Notes: The case was featured as a part of the May 9, 1997 episode.