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Petroglyphs of Uru.

Private Tours to Petroglyphs Uzbekistan.

“If diversity is a source of wonder, its opposite - the ubiquitous condensation to some blandly amorphous and singulary generic modern culture that takes for granted an impoverished environment - is a source of dismay. There is, indeed, a fire burning over the earth, taking with it plants and animals, cultures, languages, ancient skills and visionary wisdom. Quelling this flame, and re-inventing the poetry of diversity is perhaps the most importent challenge of our times” 

Wade Davis.

To see Karatau mountains petroglyphs.

Petroglyphs of Uru are located in the Navoi region. Different images of humans and animals are also found in this gorge. Linear and sketchy images of mountain goats, camels, horses, and anthropomorphs are dominant.
Early petroglyphs include anthropomorphic images dated to the 2nd millennium BC; the latest may date to the Middle Ages or be modern. Several images of Bactrian camels have striking stylistic features of the ScythianSiberian style.
he Uru Gorge petroglyphs are engraved, pecked, abraded and incised with a stone or metal tool. Most images have been reworked and damaged with modern graffiti. A.V. Oskin surveyed them in the 1970’s.

Muhiddin Khujanazarov.

Photos by
Alexander Petrov.