UDC 902/904

PAZYRYK BARROWS IN THE CONTEXT OF MODERN PROBLEMS OF PRESERVATION ARCHAEOLOGICAL MONUMENTS IN ALTAI

Soenov Vasilii Ivanovich
Gorno-Altaisk State University
PhD in history, associate professor, the head of Scientific Research Center of History and Culture of the Turkic people GASU

Abstract
This article reviews the condition of the archaeological sites of the Altai of the Early Iron Age and Analysis of threats confronting them. We pay particular attention to the problem of preservation of the Frozen Tombs of Pazyryk culture. The study of the Frozen Tombs of the Altai Mountains has brought to humanity important information about the DNA of people of the I millennium BC. According to the author, the Rus-sian authorities need to urgently take concrete steps to prevent the destruction of monuments of Altai as a result of human activities and natural processes.

Keywords: Altai, archaeological sites, archeology, Pazyryk culture, stone mounds, the frozen tombs


Category: 07.00.00 History

Article reference:
Pazyryk barrows in the context of modern problems of preservation archaeological monuments in Altai // Modern scientific researches and innovations. 2013. № 9 [Electronic journal]. URL: http://web.snauka.ru/en/issues/2013/09/26490

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