khakas republic

the Native Siberia: stories by silent witnesses of the history

the Great Salbykh Kurgan [tumulus] (aka known as one of the Siberian Pyramids) of the Scythian-Tagarian archaeologic period (X/IX-III centuries BC)
Ust-Abakan Region,
Khakas Republic, Russian Federation

N.B.: “salbykh/salbyh” in Khakas/Hakas language means “a puddle appeared after melting of snow or rain in the Steppe”

photo by Aleksandr Akhpashev