Thursday, August 18, 2011

Golden Horde mausoleum discovered in Kazakhstan

A large mausoleum of the Golden Horde period was discovered in the Pavlodar region in Kazakhstan, the Pavlodar State Pedagogical Institute told Trend.

"The mausoleum, dated to the 14th century AD, is one of the largest archaeological buildings on the territory of Sary-Arka. The mausoleum’s height is 20 meters. The skeleton of a man who was the representative of the ruling elite was discovered at the bottom of the burial pit," the institute said.

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