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Bazar Asar ancient settlement

Monuments of Kazakhstan and Kyzylorda region -

Trip to the ancient city, the settlement of Bazar Asar -

Bazaar Asar-fortress, an ancient city, an architectural monument of the Jetyassar culture of the 6th-8th centuries, is the remains of an ancient rectangular structure on an area of 5.5 hectares. The city is located at an altitude of 103 meters above sea level in a desert area and is built of mud bricks of different sizes. Excavations in the city of Bazar Asar were carried out under the direction of L.M. Levina, as part of the Khorezm archaeological expedition. During excavations at the site, remains of ancient ceramics were found.

How to get there, visit -

The ancient settlement of Bazar Asar is located 50 kilometers from the village of Zhosaly in the Karmakchi district, Kyzylorda region in the Republic of Kazakhstan. GPS coordinates: 45°06'41"N 63°42'03"E

Information -

The settlement of Bazar Asar is part of the group of cities and settlements of Dzhetyasar, which belong to the Dzhetyasar culture, traces of which remained on the rather vast desert territory of the Kyzylorda region. The walls and foundations of the city have been preserved; in some places loopholes in the walls have been preserved; there are also traces of towers, of which there were quite a few. All this indicates a military, fortification and defensive type of structure. As part of the study of the region, many cities and settlements of different dates were discovered here, but all belonging to the same culture.

The ancient settlement of Bazar Asar in the Kyzylorda region


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