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Scientists have found in Uzbekistan Stone Age rock carvings

November 24 2008
13:13

Archaeologists working on excavations in the tract Karakiya Samarkand region of Uzbekistan, have found unique carvings, created over thousands of years.

According to a representative of the Institute of Archaeology in Uzbekistan, it is - a wonderful gallery of images of various animals, people, mystical characters, which is "a major contribution to the world's treasury of art of Stone Age."

"Currently, fixed and examined more than one thousand five hundred drawings, which clearly reveal the mindset of people from the Upper Paleolithic era - this time from 38 thousand years BC - before the Bronze Age," - said a spokesman for the Institute of Archaeology.

He also noted that now the scientists are engaged in image classification by type, group and time of their creation. It is planned to place them in the second volume album "Painting the rock sanctuaries" in the series "Mysterious Asia".

Probably, these images will be included in the top ten outstanding monuments of the ancient art of Central Asia, writes , "Pravda.Ru" .

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