New archaeological finds in Mongolia

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Russian archaeologists in Novosibirsk in Western Siberia have put on display some of their latest finds at Hun sites in northern Mongolia.  

The items include four ornate felt carpets from a two-thousand-year-old burial mound. All four are in good condition thanks to a ten-meter clay cover that protected them during their time in the grave. 

The Huns were a dreaded nomadic tribe which ruled a vast empire covering the entire steppe swathe from China to what is now Hungary. 

Source: The Voice of Russia [April 06, 2011]

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