Artifacts dating back to the Stone and Bronze Age discoveredArt & Culture
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Artifacts dating back to the Late Stone Age have been discovered in the territory of Tsagaan-ovoo soum, Dornod aimag. Specifically, over 700 findings have been found including bone beads, bronze knives and coins dating back from the Late Stone Age to the New Stone Age, early Iron Age, the Bronze Age, Khunnu (Xiongnu) era and the Middle Age as well as fracture of clay vases with and without patterns, bronze arrowheads, bronze engraved decorations, iron knives and nails.
The findings are the result of a joint research conducted by the National Center for Cultural Heritage, the Institute of Archaeology of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Governor’s Office of Dornod aimag, Specialized Inspection Department, Education, Culture and Arts Department and Local Museum of Dornod aimag,
findings have been registered in unified database of the aimag and being preserved
in treasury fund of the aimag museum. A thorough study is underway and the
research team planned to send sample of the findings to Japan for defining the exact period. Further, there is necessity to take the area, where
the findings were discovered, under protection of sightseeing places, put
the place into scientific circulation in cooperation with scientific institutes
and resolve required funding for further research and excavation, the research
In addition, seven citizens who provided information on the site to corresponding organizations have received incentives under ordinance
of the Governor of the aimag and it encouraged citizens to safeguard
historical and cultural valuable heritage, member of the research team and
doctor at the National Center for Cultural Heritage G.Ankhsanaa highlights.