Tazabagyab culture

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Tazabagyab culture
Geographical rangeMiddle Asia
PeriodBronze Age
DatesXV c. BC – XI c. BC
Preceded bythe local variant of Andronovo culture

The Tazabagyab culture - archaeological culture of the Bronze Age (15th-11th centuries BC), Located on the territory of Aral Sea. Formed from a result of migration tribes of Andronovo culture. It is assumed that the carriers of this culture were the Indo-European herdsmen, who gradually changed to irrigated farming, initiating the agricultural culture of Khwarezm.[1] The population of Tazabagyab culture have traces of the cult of fire.[2]

Took part in the formation of latest Kaunda stage of Suyaurganovo archaeological culture.[3]

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  1. ^ Masson B.M. Древние цивилизации Востока и степные племена в свете данных археологии (in russian)
  2. ^ Бактрия // БРЭ. Т.2. М.,2005.
  3. ^ Культура и искусство древнего Хорезма. М., Наука, 1981, С.8