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Kyryk-Oba burial mounds.

Ancient burial mounds in Kazakhstan.

"It means "Forty Graves" in Kazakh. The artifacts retrieved from the burial mounds allow us to speak of utter importance of the Kyryk-Oba complex in studying the formation of nomad culture on the territory of Kazakhstan, as well as of the role of the Scythian-Sakh tribes in the de­velopment of ancient society"

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The Kyryk-Oba burial mounds are found in the Burlinsk district of the Western Kazakhstan region. The burial mounds, located in this place, are called Royal since their height, golden and silver jewelry, crockery and utensils indicate that these are the king dynasty burial grounds.
The Kyryk-Oba complex fea­tures a stunning royal burial mound, which can be right­fully called the steppe pyramid - the largest in Eurasia and in the whole world. It is 18,6 meter in height, and the foundation diameter is over 500 meters. 
There are two elongated burial mounds nearby. The first one is nearly 100 meters long and 6 me­ters high, and the second one is 80 meters long and 4 meters high. There are no ancient constructions of this kind anywhere in the world. The name "Kyryk-Oba" had existed long before it captured the atten­tion of scientists.
It means "Forty Graves" in Kazakh. The artifacts retrieved from the burial mounds allow us to speak of utter importance of the Kyryk-Oba complex in studying the formation of nomad culture on the territory of Kazakhstan, as well as of the role of the Scythian-Sakh tribes in the de­velopment of ancient society.
Today, the scientists speak of these buri­als as of yet another wonder of the world. 
The burial grounds impress everyone with their large scale and size of architectural forms of the ancient culture. The historical phe­nomenon of this complex features global characteristics. Currently, they are working out a plan to set up the Steppe Pyra­mid historical and cultural, natural open-air museum here. 
It is planned to preserve the archeological mon­uments in their natural state. The open-air museum project provides reconstruction of the entire build­ing process and the burial chamber itself. They plan to restore all house­hold items, armor and burial ritu­als of the steppe royalty.
A special hotel complex and museum will be put into place for tourists and visi­tors. This place is to have restoration shops and in-house labs. They will build an ethnic settlement nearby, where visitors can taste the food of that time, and get themselves acquainted with the lifestyle of the Scythians.
In future, Steppe Pyramid may become one of centers for studying the history and traditional culture of the Kazakhs. Being located on the border of Europe and Asia, it will become a unique landmark of Ka­zakhstan. 

Authority:
The guidebook across Kazakhstan. The edition of the ministry of tourism and sports.