Archaeological culture: Majemirsk Culture

Dating: 8 b.c. - 6 b.c.
Region:South Siberia
Areal:Altai, Kazakhstan

Description: Monuments of Majemirsk culture: stone barrows with massive rock detritus with single or double circular enclosure with burying in a stone box on the horizon or in a ground pit together with the horse or horse harness on the horizon and beyond the stone box were spread on the Altai area and Eastern Kazakhstan. Majemirsk culture embraces eight-stone rings and some very simply processed symbolic stone sculptures , stelae without any pictures and also petroglyths with the pictures of animals in early-Scythian style. The complete set of object embraces the pictures of animals on bronze daggers, metal battle axes, mirrors, and the parts of harnesses.