Kyrgyzstan holds the key to the oldest Mesolithic lifestyle in all of Central Asia: New discovery at the University of Central Asia campus

Kyrgyzstan holds the key to the oldest Mesolithic lifestyle in all of Central AsiaNew Archaeological Finds on University of Central Asia’s Naryn Campus

The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Naryn Campus was buzzing with activity as a team from Indiana University (IU) in the USA and the American University of Central Asia (AUCA) highlighted their latest findings. Based on archaeological research over the 6 years on the sites Aigyrzhal-2 and 3 located on UCA’s Naryn Campus, it was revealed that the Naryn Valley has a long history of human occupation.

“About 13,000 years ago, a group of hunters came to the place we call Aigyrzhal-2. This is very early, one of the earliest dates ever found for these people, and it sets Kyrgyzstan apart as a place where a Mesolithic lifestyle may be the oldest in all of Central Asia. […]

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