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Ancient city of Karshaultepa is Chinaz district of Tashkent region on the grounds of the farm Dustlik, 14 km from the city of Chinaz.
Area of the town is more than 6 hectares. Stretches from east to west 330h200 m, with a deviation from the axis by 15 degrees to the north- west. The south side of the settlement , which is adjacent to the old channel of the river Chirchik ( Parak ) partially washed away. Its area is reduced to the east, where she could be marketplace. To the north wall of the fortress belonged lifting ramp leading to the gate of the city. The other input, according to the topography of the city walls, could lie in the south- eastern part of the fortifications.
In the capital's International Caravanserai of Culture archaeologists Japan and Uzbekistan will talk about the results of the excavations in the ancient town near Tashkent.
From 9 September 2013 at the International Caravanserai of Culture Ikuo Hirayama of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan with the participation of Japanese and Uzbek scientists and experts will be archaeological workshops on the results of the excavations on the site of Karshaultepa ( 40 km from Tashkent ).
Recall that the archaeological expedition of the International Caravanserai of Culture ( MKSK ) for two field seasons spent on the site of the excavations, and artifacts found evidence, suggest that obzhivanie Karshaultepa accounts for 6-9 centuries. n. e.
As the press service of the International Caravanserai of Culture Ikuo Hirayama AHUz, stands out among the finds of coins with the name Tarnavach and featuring a camel, horse and predator.
Sensational findings were: - Nestorian pectoral cross and a ceramic jug with a scratched on the arms of the crosses found in the premises of the excavation number 2.
Found artifacts suggest that Karshaul could be the residence of the community of Christians.
These results, as well as the outcomes of the workshops, training and exchange of experience will be announced at an archaeological conference.
We add that the workshops and conference, now traditional, organized over the last few years, with the assistance of the Department of Arts and Culture Foundation Japan Hiroko Tuca, the Fund "Forum of Culture and Art of Uzbekistan", the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan and International Caravanserai of Culture Ikuo Hirayama AHUz. Among the participants - students of higher and secondary specialized educational institutions, as well as members of scientific institutions and museums of the Republic, engaged in research, study and preservation of cultural heritage.
Please note that the 11, 12 and 13 September ( every day at the restaurant ) to journalists and bloggers (and probably domestic tour operators ) will have the unique opportunity to visit the archaeological excavations at the Karshaultepa (6-9 centuries AD ), together with scientists and participants of the workshop.