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Ukok Petroglyphs May Turn to be the Most Ancient Rock Paintings in Siberia
30.07.2015 14:24
Ukok Petroglyphs May Turn to be the Most Ancient Rock Paintings in Siberia

Petroglyphs in Ukok Plateau were probably made 10 thousand years ago, in the Paleolithic.

      The conclusion was made by Russian scientists of the Novosibirsk State University and French archeologists during their joint expedition in Altai.

      
According to archeologists, similar rock paintings are available in caves of the Urals, Mongolia and Europe, but no such petroglyphs were found in the Russian lands of Siberia and Altai. Research showed that 10 thousand years ago the Ukok Plateau was already freed from the glacier. Examination proved that prior to making petroglyphs, the rock surface was cleared with a stone tool, the fact also testifying their Paleolithic origin.

      The Ukok Plateau became famous after the girl mummy called the Princess of Ukok was unearthed there in 1993. This place is sacred to the Turkic people and is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The Ukok Plateau harbours a great number of barrows and stone sculptures, as well as specimen of ancient rock painting.


Sources: http://www.uf.ru 

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Ukok Plateau Archeology Petroglyphs   

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