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Beisenbay Necropolis

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Pilgrimage tour to the Beisenbay Necropolis from the city of Fort Shevchenko -

Beisenbay is an ancient necropolis of the XVII-XIX centuries, dating may be earlier since these places have been inhabited since very ancient times. The Beysenbai Necropolis is a complex of ancient monuments and burials on the Mangyshlak peninsula. 2 kilometers away is another necropolis Sagyndyk. Both necropolises are sacred sacred places and places of pilgrimage. The stone tombstones of the necropolis such as Koytas and kulpytas are distinguished by a highly artistic pattern of patterns and speak of the local school of stone-cutting art that existed here.

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The Beisenbay Necropolis is located 25 kilometers from the city of Fort Shevchenko, on the Mangyshlak Peninsula, Mangystau region, Tupkaragan district, Kazakhstan.

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The Beisenbay necropolis has preserved its original appearance, the necropolis consists of monuments of Sagantams and Kupyltas, colorful decor and archaic pattern are well preserved here. In the decorative design, flat-relief carvings are used, sometimes with painting the background of the drawing, weapons items and an Arab biographical epitaph in the Kazakh language are depicted. The complex consists of two mausoleums built of sawn limestone-sandstone slabs. Clay mortar was used in the masonry, foundations were not arranged. The main facades stood out in the form of portals; the walls were raised at the corners. The domes of mausoleums were arranged from roughly processed slabs in the technique of a false arch, by gradually putting rows of masonry on top of each other. The shape was given to them with the help of subsequent grinding and grinding or facing with sawn limestone-sandstone slabs. The surfaces of the facades of many buildings lined with sawn slabs have relief decoration in the form of belts and niches, as well as art paintings based on contour carving of an ornamental pattern.

Beisenbay necropolis in Mangystau region, Mangyshlak, Kazakhstan


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