Making sense of science

The Mysterious Steles of Mongolia

01.04.2019, by
Nearly a thousand ornamented steles dot the Mongolian steppes. These “deer stones” were erected between 1200 and 800 BC, and are part of large funerary complexes built by nomads from the Karasuk culture or Deer stone civilisation.
1 Slideshow mode
2 Slideshow mode
3 Slideshow mode
4 Slideshow mode
5 Slideshow mode
6 Slideshow mode
7 Slideshow mode

Share this article

See also

Mongolia

Comments

0 comment
To comment on this article,
Log in, join the CNRS News community