This article is devoted to the recently discovered site from the Hunnic period within the territory of the Mangÿshlak Peninsula (Kazakhstan). Inside a stone enclosure the silver facing of a saddle was found bearing depictions of animals and birds. The article provides a cultural interpretation of the site and a stylistic and semantic analysis of the depictions on the facings.
AkhmedovI. R.ZhuravlevD.FirsovK.Metallicheskie detali dekora zhestkikh sedel Vostochnoï Evropÿ gunnskogo i postgunnskogo vremeni. K izucheniyu voprosov proiskhozhdeniya i klassifikatsiiEurasia in Skythian-Sarmatian period. Memory of I. I. Guschina. Papers of the State Historical Museum2012191Moscow1226