Mongolian field season began with awards!

Evgeny Rybin and Arina Khatsenovich have been awarded with special diplomas from their friends and colleagues from Department of Stone Age, Institute of Archaeology MAS. It was very nice surprise. We are deeply indebted to our friends for decades of collaboration, joint expedition and unvaluable help. We are sure that we will spend together manyContinue reading “Mongolian field season began with awards!”

Mongolian-Russian Expedition and JMRAAE resume fieldwork in Mongolia

After a hiatus of nearly two years due to the global Covid-19 pandemic and consequent border closures and quarantines, two collaborative multinational archaeological expeditions have resumed working in Mongolia. A research team from the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, SB RAS, arrived in Ulaanbaatar on July 14 after a challenging two-day journey from Novosibirsk viaContinue reading “Mongolian-Russian Expedition and JMRAAE resume fieldwork in Mongolia”

New article on climatic condition in Middle Paleolithic of Mongolia is out

Our new article is out in the Journal “Archaeology, Ethnology & Anthropology of Eurasia”. We studied the cross-sections of three sites in Orkhon valley (central Mongolia), containg the cultural sequences from the Final Middle Paleolithic to Late Upper Paleolithic. Here we present first results on paleoclimatic conditions, that might impacted on human occupation and depopulationsContinue reading “New article on climatic condition in Middle Paleolithic of Mongolia is out”

John Olsen became an Honorary Doctor of Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography SB RAS, Novosibirsk

Regents’ Professor Emeritus of University of Arizona John Olsen works with Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography SB RAS since 1995. Joint Mongolian-Russian-American archaeological expedition celebrates 25 years in 2020. This Expedition investigated Tsagaan Agui and Chikhen Agui caves, Chikhen-2, discovered Tolbor valley with highest concentration of Initial & Early Upper Paleolithic sites and numerous localitiesContinue reading “John Olsen became an Honorary Doctor of Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography SB RAS, Novosibirsk”