Ancient structure, reminiscent of the Egyptian pyramid of Pharaoh Dzhonser, found in the middle of endless steppe about 100 km from Karaganda. Scientists believe that the pyramid was built more than 30 centuries ago to the leader of one of local tribes. However, his tomb was empty.
Burial in a pyramid with 5 levels in Kazakhstan for the first time. This unique monument of more than 3 thousand years. There was buried the leader of one of the ancient tribes. His tomb is located in the center of the pyramid just below the graves of his relatives. Kazakhstan Egyptian pyramid under 1 a thousand years or less - 15 to 15 meters. This Central burial monument towers over the other buildings on 2 meters. It opened with extreme caution. The tomb was empty.
Archaeologists luck. In the lower part of the monument found human remains. Rarity - the skull is preserved almost completely. Now scientists can know the sex, age and origin of man. The mausoleum also found a lot of valuable artifacts - bronze needles, arrowheads and the object, the purpose of which scientists can determine so far failed. In some graves discovered ceramics. Knife-dagger - one of the most valuable artifacts. It was produced approximately in the XIV-XII centuries BC On the opinion of a layman it looks unattractive. In fact, findings like these can cost tens of thousands of dollars, but much more important archaeological value.
During the month the members of the expedition explored literally every inch. Manually dug up 200 tons of earth. Now the pyramid is to be restored. The next stage is the excavation of a nearby burial mounds, which also complement the knowledge about the bronze age.
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