Pazyryk

Pazyryk may refer to:

  • a valley of the Ukok Plateau, Siberia
  • the Iron Age Pazyryk burials found there
  • the wider Pazyryk culture, the archaeological culture associated with the burials.

Other articles related to "pazyryk, pazyryks":

Persian Carpet - History - Zoroastrian Period
... a unique archaeological excavation in 1949, the exceptional Pazyryk carpet was discovered among the ices of Pazyryk Valley, in Altai Mountains in Siberia ... Radiocarbon testing indicated that the Pazyryk carpet was woven in the 5th century BC ... The advanced weaving technique used in the Pazyryk carpet indicates a long history of evolution and experience in this art ...
Pazyryk Burials - Discoveries - Pazyryk Chief
... discovery was the body of a tattooed Pazyryk chief a thick-set, powerfully built man who had died when he was about 50 ... reflected infrared photography revealed that all five bodies discovered in the Pazyryk kurgans were tattooed ... No instruments specifically designed for tattooing were found, but the Pazyryks had extremely fine needles with which they did miniature embroidery, and these were probably used for tattooing ...
Pazyryk Burials
... The Pazyryk (Russian Пазырык) burials are a number of Iron Age tombs found in the Pazyryk Valley of the Ukok plateau in the Altai Mountains, Siberia ... Numerous additional Pazyryk burials have been found in neighboring western Mongolia ... The spectacular burials at Pazyryk are responsible for the introduction of the term kurgan, a Russian word of Turkic origin, into general usage to describe these tombs ...
Scythian Art - Archaeology
... first sites discovered by modern archaeologists were the kurgans Pazyryk, Ulagan district of the Altay Republic, south of Novosibirsk ... The name Pazyryk culture was attached to the finds, five large burial mounds and several smaller ones between 1925 and 1949 opened in 1947 by a Russian archeologist, Sergei Rudenko Pazyryk is in the Altay Mountains ... The famous Pazyryk carpet discovered is the oldest surviving wool pile oriental rug ...
Sergei Rudenko
... archaeologist who discovered and excavated the most celebrated of Scythian burials, Pazyryk in Siberia ... During the excavation of Pazyryk tombs, he discovered the world's most spectacular tattooed mummy ... anthropological usage, what was found is now said to belong to the Pazyryk Culture which flourished between the 7th and 3rd centuries BC ...