Treasures of the Pazyryk Culture

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Treasures of the Pazyryk Culture is part of the Tentative list of Russia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List. This site (or parts of it) has already been inscribed under Golden Mountains of Altai WHS.

The Treasures of the Pazyryk Culture comprises the burial mounds (kurgans) and petroglyphs of the Pazyryk Culture in the Altai Republic. The Pazyryks were horse-riding pastoral nomads of the steppe, living from the 6th – 3rd century BC. Their artifacts (including textile with the depiction of horses) and mummified humans have been excavated from the Siberian permafrost, most notably at the site of the Ukok Plateau.

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Full Name
Treasures of the Pazyryk Culture
Country
Russia
Added
2018
Type
Cultural
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2018 Added to Tentative List

The site has 5 locations

Treasures of the Pazyryk Culture: Pazyryk (T)
Treasures of the Pazyryk Culture: Katanda (T)
Treasures of the Pazyryk Culture: Petroglyphic complex Elangash (T)
Treasures of the Pazyryk Culture: Tuekta (T)
Treasures of the Pazyryk Culture: Kalbak Tash (T)

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