The Gallery of Archaeological Collections
A unique large scale mobile
exhibition of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the
Siberian Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences "Archaeology and
Ethnography of Northern Asia" has been demonstrated in Korea,
Australia, Finland, Yugoslavia, Japan, etc. Paleontological section
includes skeletons of a mammoth,
fossil elephant, ancient bison, 20
thousand year old mummies of a sable and a glutton found in
Nizhnedinskaya. Archaelogical relics include
stone implements of primitive men, polished stone disks, spearheads, bone
Neolithic age of Sibiria. Found in Baikal region.
Bone blade knife with Stone in-laid parts (6 thousand years old).
fragments of Neolithic Ceramic vessels from Voznesenovka
Village, the Amur River, Far East Russia.
figurines of women and birds carved of mammoth
tusk. Excavations in Gornyi Altai have resulted in surprising
findings related to the Scythian Epoch. Thanks to certain geological
and climatic factors fragments of ancient carpets, male and female
woolen clothes, unique leather,
wooden and golden items, decorations of
horse harness in the form of
mythological birds, saddles with depiction of fish and wolves, ritual
wooden shields and bronze mirrors were preserved. Central in the
exposition is beyond doubt a reconstruction of a noble Scythian woman
burial place. The mummified body in a bright garment, her hands
decorated with tattoos of mythological animals leaves a deep
impression on visitors. The exhibition also includes tools, armory,
pieces of art created by people of the Bronze and Iron Ages and Early
sculptures of Turkish Warrior, Stone. Altai region. 700-900 A.D. Old Turklic Age.