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Another curious detail - the burning was done on the side, at the burial of the fires were lit only with the purpose of purification and during visits to the memorial. Detection of funeral pyres - is extremely rare and almost accidental. Places funeral pyres were found twice in 200 m from the can. Saryg-Haya, on another site, and the AV Hadrian in the Northern region of Tuva.
Thus, it appears that the tract with early Kyrgyzstani cemeteries, where special ceremonies were made of wires of the deceased, and then reusable commemorative visit to show the developed ideas about the soul of the other world, the cult of ancestors, and could serve as sacred places, shrines nomads who left a very few traces of its presence in these territories.
On the historical and cultural ties peoples of Central Asia and Siberia in the X-XII centuries.
At the beginning of X century. peoples of Central Asia and Siberia, directly or indirectly involved in the orbit of political, economic and cultural life of the Liao Empire (916-1125 gg.), stretching from the Great Wall of China to Kerulen, from the Pacific Ocean to the Altai. Relationships dominated the Mongol Empire Khitan with neighboring peoples, including the Yenisei Kirghiz, unexplored. Comparison of archaeological material from the Tuva, South Siberia, with the Khitan in antiquities helps to clarify some aspects of the contact people of the Central Asian historical and cultural region.