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The students from Pavlodar "explored” the ancient peoples of Kazakhstan

Who were our ancestors, what diseases they suffered from and how they died, they promised to give answers to these questions.

How the ancient people of Kazakhstan used to live, this is what will be explored by the experts of the International Laboratory of Physical Anthropology, which was created on the basis of Pavlodar Pedagogical Institute. Here they plan to start the first study of the anthropological appearance of the ancient population of Kazakhstan, reports Tengrinews.kz with the reference to the press service of the Pavlodar Pedagogical Institute.


Researcher A.N Tkachenko, the restoration of the skull.

As it was reported by the press service of the institute, the main aim will be to study of the anthropological finds from the archaeological sites in Kazakhstan. “The main goal of laboratory research is to study the anthropological image of the ancient population of Kazakhstan. The collection and study of the anthropological finds from archaeological sites in Kazakhstan. Creating of plastic facial reconstruction from the skull and holding the paleopathology and craniological analysis of skeletal remains of ancient people from the graves found in the Pavlodar region. Another important activity is to train the specialists in anthropology, engaging students in research work”, - reports the press service of PSPI.


The head of the lab Kitov E.P at work

It should be noted that the international laboratory of physical anthropology was created on the basis of scientific and practical center of archaeological, ethnological and paleontological studies of PSPI jointly with the Moscow Institute of Anthropology and Ethnography named after Micluho-Maclay RAS.

The students of the Faculty of Philology and History of PSPI participated in the laboratory works alongside with the specialists. The population of Kazakhstan is about 17 million people.