Monumental Sculpture Of Ancient Turkic Time

Monumental sculpture is notable phenomenon of Ancient Turkic culture . It has been extended on the territory of steppe zones of Euro-Asia at Early Middle-Age which coincides with the formation of in the middle of IV century.

The beginning of monumental sculpture is closely connected with the funeral cult. In the age of kaganat great importance was attached to glorifying the heroes-warriors, so among the monuments there were many sculptures of men with the weapon on the belt. As the state of ancient Turkic was lost, the funeral monuments lost the features of their former bellicosity.