Petroglyphs of South Kazakhstan and Semirechye by A. N. MarК№iНЎashev

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Published by A.H. Margulan Archaeology Institute, Pilgrim Firm, Zaman Co. in Almaty .

Written in English

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  • Kazakhstan,
  • Kazakhstan.


  • Petroglyphs -- Kazakhstan.,
  • Kazakhstan -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 79-84).

Book details

StatementA.N. Mariyashev ; editor-in-chief K.M. Bajpakov ; translation, S.V. Alexandrova, K. Braden.
ContributionsBaĭpakov, K. M.
LC ClassificationsGN855.K2 M37 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p., [119] p. of plates :
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL549473M
ISBN 105766705727
LC Control Number96130442

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There are some petrogylphs from the Iron Age. The name Tamgaly in Kazakh and other Turkic languages means "painted or marked place".Inscription: (28th Session). Transfer to airport; South Kazakhstan Petroglyphs. Semirechye petroglyphs. Russian sources of the late 18th – early 19th centuries report the name of this historical and geographical region of Central Asia as Zhidysu / Zhetysu (Kazakh for ‘seven rivers’).

South east Kazakhstan is home to forests and high mountains and was an important trading route during the days of the Silk Road. The former capital, Almaty became a Russian outpost inand still reflects some typical Soviet style but retains some old fashioned charm and sophisticated ambience.

In the Semirechye, Kazakhstan, Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly is the best researched and documented site of rock art in Central Asia.

It provides insight into the comparatively lush Tamgaly Gorge, amidst the vast, arid Chu-Ili mountains, is a remarkable concentration of some petroglyphs. Tamgaly is located km to northwest of Almaty, and takes about two and. Korea's National Treasure No.

the Bangudae Petroglyphs, are located mainly on flat vertical rock faces around 8m wide and around 5m high on steep cliffs on the riverside of the Daegokcheon stream, a branch of the Taehwa River, which runs eastward and joins the East Sea at surrounding ten rock faces have a small number of engravings as : 반구대암각화.

Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly. Set around the lush Tamgaly Gorge, amidst the vast, arid Chu-Ili mountains, is a remarkable concentration of some 5, petroglyphs (rock carvings) dating from the second half of the second millennium BC to the beginning of the 20th century.

Exhibition “Petroglyphs of Semirechie and South Kazakhstan” took place in Almaty between 12th and the 30th May at the Gallery “Min Oi”.

The exhibition consists of scientific explanatory texts, maps, excellent large size photos of landscape and engraved surfaces of high quality in order to reproduce the landscape context and the real aesthetical power of the petroglyphs.

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Although the history of studying similar monuments is more than one hundred years, very little was known about them until recently. Central Asia offers a large number of rock art sites with similarities in chronology, techniques and iconography.

In South Kazakhstan, there are two important sites: Tamgaly and Kulzhabasy, each with approximately 5, engravings. Though Tamgaly was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site inKulzhabasy enjoys no legal or physical : Books on Demand.

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The 42 hectares of the museum are dotted with stone circles, tombs, balbals, and a variety of petroglyphs. These petroglyphs date from the 2nd millennium BCE up to the 4th century AD.

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The word Checta means 'broken rock or cracked firewood' in Quechua, an ancient language still spoken in some parts of the highlands of Checta Petroglyphs, discovered in by the priest Pedro Villar Cordova, are composed of almost rocks, depicting approximately carved images which resemble humans, animals, plants, celestial bodies and other drawings with abstract characters.

In the western part of Altyn-Emel National Park, these clusters of petroglyphs depict ibex, Siberian deer (now extinct in these parts), curly-horned arkhar and human figures on horseback and camelback.

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Just about kilometers from Almaty, on the right bank of the Ili River, is a set of meter rocky gates: the sacred and mysterious Tamgaly Tas tract. At Tamgaly Tas, rock. There is even one riding a bull. The petroglyphs date from the Bronze Age (13th/14th Century) through to the 20 th Century, with the earliest carvings also being the largest and the most deeply drawn – most likely with stone or metal tools.

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No tours or. Rock carvings in Uzbekistan. Over sites with petroglyphs of the Mesolithic to the late Middle Ages were discovered in Uzbekistan.

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More than 50 geoglyphs with various shapes and sizes, including a massive swastika, have been discovered across northern Kazakhstan in Central Asia, say : Owen Jarus.

Update I initially wrote this piece after my travels to Cholpon-ata in January I went back to Cholpon-ata in late November as I was residing in nearby Almaty, travel partner flew out to Central Asia to join me for two weeks and we actually ended up back at these petroglyphs to show him the beauty and history behind them.

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Petroglyph National Monument is a location where there are an estima petroglyphs, mostly scattered across the landscape on large boulders. Experts estimate that about 90% of them were created by ancestors of today's Pueblo people between about and AD. Petroglyphs of the archaeological landscape of Tanbaly - one of the most ancient and outstanding monuments of the Zhetysu, has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since Here in the late s a sanctuary with a large number of rock paintings was 5/5(4).

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For the "general public", this book has well over color prints with commentary on each site where the photos were taken; the organization begins with the earliest art and goes to modern times.

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