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Burial ground Karazhartas.

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The Karazhartas burial ground is located on the territory of the Taldinsky rural district, 167 meters from the right (eastern) bank of the Taldy River, 13 kilometers northeast of the Taldy village, 20.8 kilometers northwest of the Akbauyr village and 32.5 kilometers south-west of the village of Kyzyltu in the Shet district of the Karaganda region.
Burial ground Karazhartas, one of the megalithic monuments of the Begazy-Dandybaev culture of the Late Bronze Age. Research work on the monument was carried out in 2016 - 2017 by the candidate of historical sciences, archaeologist Igor Alekseevich Kukushkin from the Research Institute "Saryarka Archaeological Institute" at the KSU named after E. A. Buketov.
The Karazhartas burial ground has 41 structures of the Late Bronze Age and the Early Iron Age. In 2016 - 2017, a pyramidal-stepped mausoleum with dimensions of 14 x 14.5 meters was investigated at the monument, with the burial of a member of the tribal nobility of the Begazy-Dandybaev society.
The grave structure has about 5 - 6 walls, built with masonry. In addition to the burial complex of an elite plan, the excavations covered 12 more structures of a lower social status. According to radiocarbon analysis carried out at the CHRONO laboratory at Queen's University, Belfast (Northern Ireland), it was established that the repository had been functioning during the XVth - XIVth centuries. BC e.
The investigated mausoleum is the largest and most structurally complex structure of the Late Bronze Age in Central Kazakhstan.
2.6 kilometers west of the Karazhartas burial ground, on the Tabyldy necropolis, in 2018 a mound was excavated with the burial of two horses imitating a chariot team. The horses lay on their sides, backs to each other.
Geographic coordinates of Karazhartas burial ground: N49 ° 08'07.17 "E73 ° 55'00.15"
Geographic coordinates of Tabyldy necropolis: N49 ° 08'06.09 "E73 ° 58'04.20"

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