A massive pyramid from the Bronze Age and dating back 4,000 years to the 2nd millennium BC has been discovered after years of research and excavation in Kazakhstan. The discovered structure is located in the Kyrykungir complex in Toktamys, approximately 420 miles southeast of the country’s capital Astana.
Carved from stone with an extraordinary degree of sophistication and grandeur, the pyramid was unveiled by the L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University on August 8, 2023. The extraordinary steppe pyramid is carved from stone with an extraordinary degree of sophistication and grandeur. The newly discovered pyramid was unveiled by the L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University on August 8, 2023.
While the Kyrykungir monumental complex has been the site of excavations since 2014, the discovery of the pyramid adds to the ancient importance of the location. The pyramid’s symmetry and proportions also underline the meticulous geometric precision of its ancient builders. Comprising six sides, with each measuring around 42 feet in length, the ancient structure is a highly intricate and advanced complex. It features several circular elements at its core and shows various animals, particularly horses on the exterior.
The excavations at the site have also yielded artifacts, including pottery, gold earrings, and other jewellery, underlining the pyramid’s vital cultural and ceremonial importance during its era.