Modern Times (XVІІ – beginning of XX centuries)
Modern times in the territory of Zhetysu, it is possible to refer to the beginning of the Kazakh-Zhongar wars in the middle of the XVІІ century. This historical period is connected with fight against the Zhongar aggression. At this time the Kazakh Khanate enters the difficult is Central Asian political struggle along with the Chinese and Russian Empires, the Central Asian states, Iran, Afghanistan. Zhetysu's territory was the part of the Russian Empire from the middle of the 19-th century.
The numerous monuments connected with the Kazakh - Zhongar wars belong to the Modern Times period. A large number of settlements and burials of Kazakhs and the Zhongar everywhere in all territory of Zhetysu is known. A lot of monuments of Buddhist art appeared in XVІІ – XVІІІ centuries. First of all it is the outstanding Buddhist Tamgaly-Tas complex on the Ile River, the Buddhist stupa in the Kora Gorge, numerous of Buddhist inscriptions in the Tibetan language.
The great interest is represented by the new settlements and the cities arising in Zhetysu under the influence of the Russian Empire.
The tradition of carvings on rock doesn't stop during the Modern Times also. The Kazakh period petroglyphs meet in all large sanctuaries of the region.
- Show on mapHow to get?Eshkiolmes archaelogical complex
- Show on mapHow to get?Petroglyphs of the Tyrnakty Gorge
- Show on mapHow to get?Kazakh settlement of Tyrnakty
- Show on mapHow to get?Burial ground of Ashisu, different periods
- Show on mapHow to get?Tamgaly-tas. Buddhist paintings
- Show on mapHow to get?Karakyr. Archaeological complex
- Show on mapHow to get?The archaeological complex of Tamgaly
- Show on mapHow to get?The petroglyphs of the Bronze Age, Early Iron Age, and Modernity
- Show on mapHow to get?Shybyshy-II settlement. The Modern period
- Show on mapHow to get?Shybyshy-I burial ground of the Early Iron Age. Cemetery of the Modern period
- Show on mapHow to get?Kurmetty-I seasonal settlement, Modern Period
- Show on mapHow to get?Tauchilik-II, seasonal settlement, Modern Period
- Show on mapHow to get?The settlement Oserbay – II, Modern Times
- Show on mapHow to get?Burial ground Oserbay - II, Modern Times
- Show on mapHow to get?Burial ground of Zhanatalap - I, the Early Iron Age, the Modern Period