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4 Temmuz 2015 Cumartesi

Turkish Kurgan and Balbal in Begazy – Kazakhstan






The burial ground is located at the foot of the mountain of the same name on the right bank of the river Karatal and occupies a plot with a total area of 10 hectares. 


The bulk of the objects of burial ground is located on a chain of SW-NE direction. Although the burial ground is known as the Late Bronze Age, in the burial ground are the monuments of different periods, including 50 oval, round, rectangular fence of the Andronov historical and cultural affinities, 6-rock mausoleums of Begazy- Dandybay culture, burial structures with stone and earthen embankment and More than 300 structures of ethnographic time with dimensions 2,5 × 3 m, height 1 m. 



Architectural features of the burial sites for elite of Begazy Dandybai , culture of Central Eurasia (e.g Begazy Necropolis)
Beisenov A.Z., Taimagambetov Zh.K., Kassenalin A.E.
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