Bazargur Dashzeveg

Senior Researcher

Ph.D. – Institute of Archaeology MAS (Archaeology). Researcher in the Stone Age Division of the Institute of Archeology, MAS. He is Senior Researcher in projects investigating Middle and Upper Paleolithic sites in northern and northeastern Mongolia. He studied the Egiin Gol sites and, together with the Korean Paleolithic expedition, the Rashaan Khad site. Dr. Bazargur completed a long-term fellowship in Seoul just before defending his doctoral dissertation, which included new interpretations of Upper Paleolithic sites in northern Mongolia. Since 2018 Bazargur has been a leading researcher in the Mongolian-Russian-American investigations of Middle and Upper Paleolithic occupations in the Orkhon Valley (Khangai Mountains) and the Gobi Altai region. He also does intensive work in rescue archaeology, including later prehistoric periods. His research interests include hominin migrations and dispersals in eastern Central Asia, interactions among populations in the Altai Mountains, Mongolia and North China in the Pleistocene, lithic industries, stone raw material procurement and sedimentology.


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