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Saka princess tomb found in Kazakhstan

June 3 2013, 14:30

Archaeologists in East Kazakhstan came on a sensational finding, reports a Russian and Kazakh language KTK Channel.

The tomb of a Saka princess was found in the district of Urzhar, East Kazakhstan Oblast.

A stone sarcophagus with a female skeleton was discovered during road maintenance works.

A 100% golden headwear referred her to a noble family.

Next to the relics were golden earrings, wooden plates and bones of a sacrificed animal.

Archaeologists presume, the skeleton belongs to the daughter of a king of a Saka tribe.

According to the early version, the finding dates back to 4-3 centuries B.C.
 

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