Meaning of Pazyryk


Pronunciation: (paz'u-rik), [key]
— n.
  1. the site of 40 wood-lined pit tombs c500–c300 the Altai Mountains of central Asia, containing the tattooed bodies of nomadic chieftains of the eastern Steppes and grave goods all well-preserved in a frozen state.
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