Valley of the Kings of Tuva

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Valley of the Kings of Tuva is part of the Tentative list of Russia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Valley of the Kings of Tuva comprises ca. 1,000 stone burial mounds. They were the burial sites for the local elite from the 1st millennium BC, in what is believed to be the ancestral homeland of the Scythian culture. Excavations have produced rich gold jewelry findings.

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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
Valley of the Kings of Tuva
Country
Russia
Added
2021
Type
Cultural
Categories
Structure - Burial
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2021 Added to Tentative List

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