april 2022 musings

ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS FROM CENTRAL ASIA AND CHINA + SOME THINGS JUST FOR FUN ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS & PUBLICATIONS & A NEW GRANT REEXAMINING INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN MEDIEVAL CHINA A post on archaeology highlights in Tajikistan from 2021: CAAL partner, Tatyana Filiminova ‘spoke about the latest findings of scientists from the Asia-Plus Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan’. Каждый год 15 августа отмечается День археолога. О последних находках ученых Института истории, археологии и этнографии Академии наук Таджикистана «Азия-Плюс» рассказали ведущий научный сотрудник отдела археологии, кандидат исторических наук… Read More

International Women’s Day 2022

WE HONOUR the women of archaeology whose contributions to our understanding of central asian history and cultures is immense This month we honoured three women scientists from Central Asia. Read their extended profiles which detail their work on the archaeology and architecture of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Galina Karimova, lead researcher, INSTITUTE OF HISTORY, ARCHAEOLOGY AND ETHNOGRAPHY NAMED AFTER A. DONISH Tatyana Filiminova, lead researcher, INSTITUTE OF HISTORY, ARCHAEOLOGY AND ETHNOGRAPHY NAMED AFTER A. DONISH Gavkhar Durdieva, senior researcher, KHOREZM MAMUN ACADEMY On International Women’s Day, we wish to show gratitude and appreciation… Read More

Expedition to Кангурттут Kangurttut

During reconnaissance work on the side of one of the southern hills, clearly visible from the village of Kangurttut, it was possible to discover a very interesting artificial earthen mound—a mound of significant size.
В ходе разведывательной работы на возвышенности одного из южных холмов, хорошо просматриваемых из селения Кангурттут, удалось обнаружить очень интересную искусственную земляную насыпь – курган значительных размеров.