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Kerderi Mausoleum.

Archeology at the ground of Aral sea.

In 2001 on dried up the bottom of Aral sea has been found the mausoleum from a stone and a brick. The mausoleum has been constructed in XIV century. The name to this mausoleum of Kerderi.
The mausoleum had two rooms: ziiratkhana and gurkhana. The burial located in a northeast corner gurkhana (a room where buried people) has been found. Above an input in the mausoleum there was a portal which has been laid out гenameled brick by a tile with gold inscriptions in the Arabian language.
Researchers have found here seven burials, and all of them of the end of XIV century. The pair gold ear rings in the form of a head of the leopard biting the tail has been found in a crypt.
Also the big jug with instruments of work which were used for processing the ground has been found. During those far times they were appreciated not less gold. Someone from local residents, last days existence of city has hidden all this in the mausoleum, thinking that it here still will return.
Waters Aral have flooded settlement, and clade archeologists have found.

The Scheme of mausoleum Kerderi at the ground of Aral sea, XIV century.Excavation of mausoleum Kerderi at the ground of Aral sea.Excavation of mausoleum Kerderi at the ground of Aral sea.Excavation of mausoleum Kerderi at the ground of Aral sea.Excavation of mausoleum Kerderi at the ground of Aral sea.Excavation of mausoleum Kerderi at the ground of Aral sea.Excavation of mausoleum Kerderi at the ground of Aral sea.Excavation of mausoleum Kerderi at the ground of Aral sea.Excavation of mausoleum Kerderi at the ground of Aral sea.Mausoleum Kerderi at the ground of Aral sea.

Authority:
Stepan Krivosheev, "Itogi", № 21/623 from 20.05.200

Photo’s
Alexander Petrov.