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06/January/2021   Science

New archaeological sites of the Stone Age discovered on Chatkal and Kurama mountain ranges


TASHKENT, January 6. /Dunyo IA/. The new archaeological sites of the Stone Age were discovered in the course of scientific research on the slopes of Chatkal and Kurama mountain ranges, carried out by specialists from the National Center of Archeology of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan and the History Museum of the city of Angren, reports “Dunyo” IA correspondent.

According to the Academy of Sciences, the study revealed several new archaeological finds. In particular, 2 Stone Age workshops, 2 settlements, a complex of tombs and rock paintings were discovered in the upper reaches of Yangiabad-sai and Karabag-sai lakes of Angren oasis.

Finds from the Stone Age workshops indicate that they date from the Middle and Late Paleolithic.

One of the settlements found is located next to the workshop and belongs to the Late Paleolithic. The second to the era of the ancient stone age.

Among the finds, there are unique artifacts that have not previously been found in the Paleolithic of Uzbekistan. In particular, the stone talisman is unique not only for Uzbekistan but also for the whole world of the Paleolithic era.

The identified rock paintings and tombs show that the territories were actively explored by people in different historical periods.

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