Kazakh archaeologists discovered the most ancient burial of the Bronze Age
Kazakh archaeologists discovered the most ancient burial of the Bronze Age. The sensational discovery is based on the research conducted at Holy Places in Pavlodar region. At the foot of the Bayanaul Mountains, in the tract of the Konyr Auliye cave, scientists have found stone tombs as well as household items of ancient people and animal bones. The archaeologists moved the burial place and the land disposal to the laboratory, where they intend to carry out tomographic studies. The 2,500 years old cradle is of particular interest. The artefacts that were discovered have attracted the interest of foreign archaeologists, anthropologists and restorers.
TIMUR SMAGULOV, DIRECTOR, ‘MARGULAN CENTRE’:
- At the foot of the cave, a new archaeological monument which are ancient tombs built from stone slabs has been opened where the remains of people of the Bronze Age have been found.
KRYM ALTYNBEKOV, ARTIST, RESTORER:
- This is a great discovery for the whole scientific world. This cradle was found for the first time. Ancient people used it 2,500 years ago. We are studying in detail all the discovered artefacts. The modern equipment and technology give a lot of information about the artefacts. Not a single hair will be lost.