Silk Roads: Early Period (Prehistory)

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Silk Roads: Early Period (Prehistory) is part of the Tentative list of Kazakhstan in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Silk Roads: Early Period (Prehistory) comprises 3 necropolises from the 5th-3rd centuries BC. They are representative of interchanges that existed between ancient China and Central Asia in the pre-Silk Roads period. The royal burial mounds or 'kurgans' were built by the Saka nomadic civilization.

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Full Name
Silk Roads: Early Period (Prehistory)
Country
Kazakhstan
Added
2021
Type
Cultural
Categories
Human activity - Transport and Trade
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2021 Added to Tentative List

The site has 3 locations

Silk Roads: Early Period (Prehistory): Besshatyr Burial Ground (T)
Silk Roads: Early Period (Prehistory): Boralday Necropolis (T)
Silk Roads: Early Period (Prehistory): Necropolis of Esik (T)

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