The National Museum of Mongolian History :: Pre-history

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The displays regarding early human habitation in Mongolia include reproductions and reconstructions of petroglyphs, burial sites and an impressive “deer stone” monolith, and select artifacts such as tools.

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Overall view of gallery.
Reproduction of cave painting, perhaps earliest depiction of Bactrian camel.
Paleolithic period, ca. 4000-15000 BCE.
Khoid Tsenkher Cave, Mankhan, Khovd prov.
Stone grinding tool.
Tamsagbulan, Dornod prov.
Pub.: National Museum, p. 8.
Carved stone and bone objects
Stone tools.
Neolithic, 7000-2000 BCE. Provenance unknown.
    Reproduction of a “deer stone.”
Bronze age, 2nd-1st millennium BCE.
260 x 37 x 23.5 cm.Uushgijn övör, Chövsgöl prov.
Inv. No. TD-2004c-4-1.
Pub.: Dschingis Khan, no. 8, p. 46.
Reproductions of petroglyphs.
Bronze Age, ca. 3000 BCE.
Tevsh, Bogd, Uvurkhangai prov.
Model of surface appearance of various types of grave sites, Bronze and early Iron Age (ca. 2000 BCE).
Miscellaneous Bronze and early Iron Age objects.
In upper left, cup for melting metal (1100-800 BCE). Also axe and adze heads (800-300 BCE, provenance unknown).
Bronze and early Iron Age arrowheads (700-200 BCE, provenance unknown) and knives.
Cf. National Museum, p. 12.
Display showing placement of bronze bit and bridle ornaments for a horse.