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Necropolis Ushkan ata.

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The necropolis Ushkan ata is located in 50 kilometers to the southeast from the city of Kulsary, Zhylyoysky district of the Atyrau region.
The name of a necropolis happens from the Saint buried here Ushkan ata. According to a legend, the scientist and the clairvoyant Ushkan ata died during a campaign on offenders who killed his relatives.
There are also other versions in which there were three, or bloody events between Kalmyks-torguts and Kazakhs in the XVIIIth century.
The necropolis consists of more than 200 burials.

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Authority:
«Monuments of the Central Asia». The author of M. Khahsimov. Publishing house, Saga, 2001 http://culturemap.kz

Photos
Vycheslav Redko.