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Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug , Salekhard

Ancient sanctuary Ust-Polui

Городище Усть-Полуй
Archaeological site of federal importance (V century BC - III century AD) opened in winter 1932 is located on Angalsky cape in the city of Salekhard. This unique archaeological site is known throughout the world. Sanctuary is located at the crossroads of natural areas and cultural traditions of the peoples of Western Siberia, being a rich source of valuable artifacts and scientific discoveries. Meeting here during sacred ceremonies, people from different regions of Priobje shared knowledge, technology, cultural achievements. In the communication process new cycles of magic legends and epic tales were created. Collection of artifacts collected from the date of opening of the monument is huge. A significant part of the archeological collection are examples of art of the ancient population, which is embodied in bronze, stone, clay, wood, bone; various techniques (casting, carving, sculpture, engraving); in different forms (bulk and flat sculpture, plastic figure, drawing). Today the northern sanctuary is a part of a global culture.
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Address: YNAO, Salekhard, Chapaeva street 38


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