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The archaeologists have discovered the armors of batyrs in the Kyzylkum desert.

12 February 2014
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The archaeologists have discovered the armors of batyrs in the Kyzylkum desert.
Historians have discovered the documentary evidence of the battles between the Kazakhs and Dzungars, which were taking place three centuries ago.

The historical sensation from Shymkent archaeologists. They found the unique artifacts in the Kyzylkum desert, reports TV channel KTC.

  Batyrs used to wear such armor about 300 years ago. Shymkent scientists are quite sure about this fact. These armors were found in the dunes of the desert.

  The locals told the archaeologists about this accidental discovery. The chainmail, cloak and even helmet were laying as if they were gently put into the storage. Now the scientists are trying to organize an expedition in order to search other artifacts and learn more about the life of Kazakhs "during the heavy disaster".

  "We can say that in those difficult times and in such a situation, we have the evidences of a guerrilla war for the independence. The desert is a perfect place for this method of warfare and, apparently, it was just right,"- said the doctor of historical sciences Alekandr Podushkin

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