Funeral Sites of the Xiongnu Elite

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Funeral Sites of the Xiongnu Elite is part of the Tentative list of Mongolia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Funeral Sites of the Xiongnu Elite comprises five sites with tombs of the Xiongnu, a tribal confederation of nomadic peoples who inhabited the Central Asian Steppe from the 4th century BCE to the late 2nd century CE. Most Xiongnu Elite tombs consist of a rectangular stone terrace above the burial pit and an adjoining entrance passage to the south. The tombs often contained specific ritual objects and the heads and long bones of animals.

Map of Funeral Sites of the Xiongnu Elite

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Funeral Sites of the Xiongnu Elite
Country
Mongolia
Added
2014
Type
Cultural
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2014 Added to Tentative List

The site has 5 locations

Funeral Sites of the Xiongnu Elite: Funeral site of the Xiongnu Elite at Noyon Uul mountain (T)
Funeral Sites of the Xiongnu Elite: Funeral site of the Xiongnu Elite at Gol Mod I (T)
Funeral Sites of the Xiongnu Elite: Funeral site of the Xiongnu Elite at Gol Mod II (T)
Funeral Sites of the Xiongnu Elite: Funeral site of the Xiongnu Elite at Duurlig Nars (T)
Funeral Sites of the Xiongnu Elite: Funeral site of the Xiongnu Elite at Takhiltyn Khotgor (T)

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