News. Tuva, July 24. In Tuva found five ancient tombs of the Scythians, media reported.
Volunteer team of Siberian Federal University found five burial mounds of Scythian Neolithic period. Two graves were looted, and three were found human remains, pottery, fragments of tools.
Excavations were carried out in the territory of the projected railway Kyzyl-Kuragino Archaeological Field Camp "Valley of the Kings," which the study area road.
Processed findings will be delivered to the Institute of Material Culture, RAS, and then give them to the local museums.
Ancient Scythian tribes lived here in 7-8 centuries BC Some of them were engaged in agriculture and sedentary, others were nomadic pastoralists. Main provision in the Scythian nomads occupied tribal union.