Ala-Tey burial ground

Burial mound from Xiongnu period from the 2nd century BC – 1st century AD. Here have been made very rich, unlooted burials of Huns at the period when this culture started the Great Migration and arrived here from some region in Northern China. The burial mound is endangered by the flooding due to hydropower plant and there are on-going salvage excavations to extract the information before it is lost.

Location, GPS coordinates: 51.5768 S 92.5212 E
Categories: Cairns and mounds, Cemeteries, Prehistoric and ancient cemeteries
Values: Archaeology
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Where is located? Asia, Russia, Tyva Republic, island at the southern bank of Sayano-Shushenskoe Dam Lake

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