Horse sacrifice in the Uzuur Gyalan Tomb: An Altai Mountain Kurgan

Onar V. , KUCUK S., ERDIKMEN D. O. , GALBADRAKH E., Tasagil A.

ART-SANAT, vol.11, pp.275-298, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.26650/artsanat.2019.11.0013
  • Title of Journal : ART-SANAT
  • Page Numbers: pp.275-298
  • Keywords: Horse, Kurgan, Sacrifice, Altai Mountain, Mongolia


This study evaluated the horse sacrifice results and tomb remains of the uzuur Gylan tombs which were recovered in 2015 at a location 35 km North-West from the centre of the Monhhairhan province of Hovd in western Mongolia.