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The Republic of Khakassia

Akh tas

Изваяние Ах тас

Akh tas means «the white stone», althoug the stone is from grey granite. It is located in the centre of the scenic Kyug valley. This stele is about two meters height, triangle in section. It's about 4000 years old. Last centuries Akh Tas was the sacred place.  Locals thought that the stone has a magic mysterious power, so they used this stone for treatment different illnesses. It was thought than the stone is located on the geomagnetic anomaly zone.

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