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In Moscow, opened a unique exhibition of gold from a nomadic burial mounds

March 26 2006
16:58

March 28 at the State Museum of Oriental opens in Moscow exhibition "Golden Warrior. Treasures of Saka burial mounds.

The organizing committee notes that the exhibition presents a unique gold products epoch of early nomads (Scythian-Saka period), found by archeologists in Kazakhstan, as well as traditional jewelry of Kazakh artists - jewelers from the collections of the Museum of the Presidential center of culture of Kazakhstan.

In particular, it presented a unique set of stripes of gold decorating apparel noble warlord - so-called "Golden Warrior", discovered in 1969-70 during excavations of the Issyk burial mound near Alma-Ata. It dates from the V-IV centuries. BC and is the central exhibit. Presented by the 118 original pieces, 17 of them - the elements of the headdress.

The exhibition marks the beginning of the Year of Kazakhstan in Russia, informs " Interfax ".

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