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The Ukok diary

... Doctor of History Natalia V. Polosmak and Academician Viacheslav I. Molodin, both affiliated with the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, SB RAS, for their discovery and investigation of the unique Pazyryk monuments dated 4th-3rd cc. BC on the Ukok Plateau in the Altai Mountains. Found at the intact “frozen” burial site was a woman’s tomb with a remarkably well- preserved woman mummy and rich mortuary inventory With each successive thawed layer of the ice tomb, the time was going backwards ...

Modified: 27.10.2017
“frozen” graves , Gorny Altai , Pazyryk culture , Ukok plateau , woman mummy
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The Arbiters of Eon

... in the distance that Raimbek decided: this occasion was worth a word of mouth. He paused for a second and uttered, laconic as an Indian, “Now!” The helicopter brought the main squad of archaeologists, for whom we, the leading party landed on the Ukok Plateau in the Altai Mountains a month ago, had grown impatient of waiting. What – ​you’ve heard nothing about the Ukok Plateau? About the tattooed Scythian horsemen, remarkably well preserved in permafrost? About their beloved beasts – ...

Modified: 27.10.2017
“frozen” graves , Gorny Altai , Pazyryk culture , Ukok plateau , woman mummy
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Here comes the world fame

By Konstantin L. Bannikov “If you're not interested in archaeology, it doesn't mean that archaeology won't someday be interested in you,” once wrote on my bathroom's wall a man whose school nickname Archaeologist would become his profession ...When our boss Natalia Polosmak, back then a PhD at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography in Novosibirsk, decided to excavate a mound, which would soon make history, a well-known archaeologist, professor Vyacheslav Molodin, who also happened to be...

Modified: 25.07.2017
“frozen” graves , Gorny Altai , Pazyryk culture , Ukok plateau , woman mummy
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The Arbiters of Eon

... in the distance that Raimbek decided: this occasion was worth a word of mouth. He paused for a second and uttered, laconic as an Indian, “Now!” The helicopter brought the main squad of archaeologists, for whom we, the leading party landed on the Ukok Plateau in the Altai Mountains a month ago, had grown impatient of waiting. What—you've heard nothing about the Ukok Plateau? About the tattooed Scythian horsemen, remarkably well preserved in permafrost? About their beloved beasts—the numinous ...

Modified: 25.07.2017
“frozen” graves , Gorny Altai , Pazyryk culture , Ukok plateau , woman mummy
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SIBERIAN PRINCESS:#The apparition from a frozen grave on the Ukok Plateau

By Natalia V. Polosmak With each successive thawed layer of the ice tomb, the time was going backwards taking us further and further away from the modern age. Ukok contributed to this feeling through its solitude, aloofness from everything that was important on the mainland and strange, Indian-like names of mountains, rivers and settlements: Ak-Alakha, Chindagatuy, Bertek, Moinak…The silence around us was pristine, disturbed only by the remote drone of the engine at the frontier post. At night everything...

Modified: 26.06.2017
“frozen” graves , Pazyryk culture , Ukok plateau , woman mummy
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The Ukok diary

... Doctor of History Natalia V. Polosmak and Academician Viacheslav I. Molodin, both affiliated with the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, SB RAS, for their discovery and investigation of the unique Pazyryk monuments dated 4th-3rd cc. BC on the Ukok Plateau in the Altai Mountains . Found at the intact “frozen” burial site was a woman’s tomb with a remarkably well- preserved woman mummy and rich mortuary inventory With each successive thawed layer of the ice tomb, the time was going ...

Modified: 26.06.2017
“frozen” graves , Gorny Altai , Pazyryk culture , Ukok plateau , woman mummy , SB RAS , 60 SB RAS
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A Different Archaeology # Pazyryk culture: a snapshot, Ukok, 2015

... their number never builds up into better quality. Time goes by, but everything that happened then is still of interest not only to you and your colleagues but also to those who were not even born in 1990. A kurgan like a kurgan Twenty years ago, on the Ukok Plateau in the Altai Mountains, one of the greatest discoveries of the national archaeology of the late 20th century was made: an intact “frozen” burial of Pazyryk culture dated by 5th-3rd century B.C., which contained a mummy of a noble woman....

Modified: 17.12.2015
“frozen” graves , Gorny Altai , Pazyryk culture , Ukok plateau , woman mummy
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On the Path to Celestial Pastures

The first mummies of the Pazyryk people were discovered in the mid-20th century during excavations in Eastern Altai. In 1993 the world saw a truly sensational discovery: in the mound Ak-Alakh-3 on the Ukok Plateau, archaeologists found a “frozen” sepulcher with the mummified body of a young Pazyryk woman and a set of items accompanying her to the other world. Among all the Pazyryk findings, the woman buried on Ukok attracted the greatest public ...

Modified: 30.12.2014
“frozen” graves , Gorny Altai , Pazyryk culture , Ukok plateau , woman mummy
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