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Primorsky Krai , Ussuriisk

Jurchen stone tortoise

Чжурчжэньская каменная черепаха
МБУК «Уссурийский музей» , Туристско-информационный центр Приморского края
Чжурчжэньская каменная черепаха
МБУК «Уссурийский музей» , Туристско-информационный центр Приморского края

In the second half of the 19th century on the territory of the city of Ussuriysk were found two stone tortoises, which were part of ancient burials. One of them was transferred to Khabarovsk, where he became the exhibit Museum.

According to research historians, this turtle was a tomb known to the Jurchen, Polkowice – Esegue. And the second remained in the city of Ussuriysk. Having gone through several moves around the city she now firmly established in the city Park.

The turtle sculpture was made to set on the graves of great people that not only meant that they belong to a noble family, but was also a sign of longevity.

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Address: Primorsky Krai, Ussuriysk,


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