Near Astana the excavation of the king's barrow began
In the framework of the «Rouhani zhangiru» near the capital excavations of the king's barrow began, which is evidence of life on the territory of the modern metropolis in the Saka era, as the official site of the Governor's office with reference to Department of culture and sports reports.
Astana akimat initiated the excavations of the Royal burial mound. Archaeologists started working two weeks ago. In the course of research in the upper layers of the mound 7 introductory, that is, later, burials were excavated. The burial rite suggests that the studied graves of people date back to 15-16th centuries. By the way, they are made according to Muslim rite. In two graves found jewelry, among which bronze earrings and silver buckle. In one of the burials found a ring similar to the wedding.
The mound is located in the tract Kuygenzhar, at the exit in the direction of Karaganda. Covered with a stone shell mound has a height of 4 m, diameter-60 m. it is known That its granite slabs were delivered from the banks of the Nura.
Now on the edge of the Saka burial ground there is a modern Kazakh cemetery.
It should be noted that the coordinator of the burial ground research is the Metropolitan Department of culture and sports, the excavations are carried out by the Esil archaeological expedition of the Eurasian National University.
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