Detailed analysis of belt buckles unearthed in 1970s by a tractor driver in Iyus, modern day Republic of Khakassia, Russian Federation, proves the existence of a distinct dragon motif in Siberian art 2000 years ago.
Excavations in the Denisova cave, Altai region of Russia, provide new surprises, as bones of a short-legged Ovodov horse, a species that went extinct 24000 years ago, were found.
A fisherman, fishing in the Dudet river in 2014, near Tisul, Kemerovo region, central Russia, discovered a fossilised figurine in his nets. Now, the experts confirmed the object being a unique, genuine Bronze Age statuette.
Archaeologists excavating a burial ground in the Russian Federation’s Republic of Khakassia in eastern Siberia discovered a burial of a woman buried 4500 years ago. The Early Bronze Age burial was equipped with an incense burner decorated by solar symbols, 1,500 beads and 100 pendants made from animal teeth.