The article analyzes the findings from the destroyed site of Krasnyi Stroitel located on the bank of the Ala-Archa River at the northern outskirts of the city of Bishkek, in the Chuy Valley, Kyrgyzstan. In this area, now taken by a city dump, local school students accidentally found some valuable artifacts, including objects of gold and silver. The analysis of the findings allows determination of their function, time of existence, and cultural affiliation. These objects were part of the adornments and garment accessories of noblemen belonging to ancient nomadic tribes - the carriers of the Kenkol culture, who inhabited the mountains and valleys of Tien Shan and Semirechye in the territory of modern Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China, and the Altai Territory in Russia, in the Xiongnu-Xianbei period.
|Журнал||Archaeology, Ethnology and Anthropology of Eurasia|
|Состояние||Опубликовано - 1 янв 2015|