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Petroglyphs of Tamgaly, Kazakhstan

Petroglyphs of Tamgaly, Kazakhstan
Petroglyphs of Tamgaly, Kazakhstan
Petroglyphs of Tamgaly, Kazakhstan
Petroglyphs of Tamgaly, Kazakhstan
Petroglyphs of Tamgaly, Kazakhstan

Petroglyphs of the archaeological landscape Tamgaly are one of the oldest and most
striking monuments of Semirechye (Seven Rivers) rock art, since 2004 it has the
status of UNESCO World Heritage Site.amgaly Gorge is located about 170 km north-west
of Almaty in Anrakay Mountains. The reserve is located in the section of the road
Kopa – Kanshengel. The only pointer in this direction is only on the road
Almaty – Taraz, on the way to Kordai pass from Almaty.
The total number of drawings is about 5000. There are images of sun gods, warriors,
married couples, pregnant women, as well as multi-figured compositions of people
and animals, hunting scenes and scenes of animal sacrifice.
Most of the petroglyphs refer to the Bronze Age.

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