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Taksai Princess Mausoleum unveiled in W Kazakhstan

12 October 2018 20:11 319
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Taksai Princess Mausoleum unveiled in W Kazakhstan

URALSK. KAZINFORM The Taksai Princess Mausoleum was unveiled under the Rukhani Janghyru program in West Kazakhstan region, Kazinform reports. 

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Located near Dolinnyi village, the Taksai burial mound complex is one of the seven sacred places of Kazakhstan. The museum is 7 meters high.

The complex consisting of four burial mounds was unearthed in 2012 by archeologists of the West Kazakhstan history and archeology centre. There was found a grave of a noble woman of Sarmathian period, entirely dripping with gold of the purest tint, Altyn Khanshaiyam (Golden Princess). The total weigh of gold found there was 3 kg. Even her dress was gold-threaded. The richness and complexity of the obsequies prove her high status.

Taksai Princess Mausoleum unveiled in W Kazakhstan 

Foreign experts took part in exploring the sensational findings. Kazakhstan's scientists - conservation professionals were engaged in its reconstruction. Altyn Khanshaiym was then taken to Astana to the National Museum of Kazakhstan.


Taksai Princess Mausoleum unveiled in W Kazakhstan 
Taksai Princess Mausoleum unveiled in W Kazakhstan 


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