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

March 26 2006

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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