Petroglyphs of Arpa-Uzen

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Petroglyphs of Arpa-Uzen is part of the Tentative list of Kazakhstan in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Petroglyphs of Arpa-Uzen features more than 3500 images on rocks in a gorge at the foot of Karatau mountain range and well protected from winds by nearby hills. It is an important testimony of the people inhabiting those steppes and semi-desertic region, but also of those passing as it stands on an ancient migration route. It dates from the Late Bronze to Early Iron eras.

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Full Name
Petroglyphs of Arpa-Uzen
Country
Kazakhstan
Added
1998
Type
Cultural
Categories
Archaeological site - Rock Art
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1998 Added to Tentative List

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