Archaeologists have found a unique Scythian artifact in Tuva

Archaeologists have found a unique Scythian artifact in Tuva
Archaeologists have found a unique Scythian artifact in Tuva
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The archeologists of the Russian Geographical Society (RGO), who went on an expedition to the Republic of Tuva, found a unique artifact at the excavations that looks like a crown. Experts are sure that the history of nomadic peoples does not yet know analogs of this find, the press service of the Russian Geographical Society reported.

The artifact found on the Tunnug Scythian mound is a metal plate with teeth, similar to a crown, an attribute of European monarchs. Now specialists are studying it. They have to find out if the find is an ornament or if it had another purpose.

Kurgan is located in the Valley of the Kings on the territory of Tuva. Archaeologists have discovered many burials of the Scythian nobility there. Scientists have been exploring the mound since 2018, Tunnug is considered the most ancient found in the Valley - it dates back to the 9th century BC.

Earlier it was reported that archaeologists of the Irkutsk National Research Technical University (IRNITU) discovered in Buryatia the oldest human burial of the Late Bronze Age in the Southeast Sayan. It is noteworthy that the man was not lying in a grave pit, but on the surface of the earth under a stone mound.

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