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Archeological findings from Uxbekistan were represented in London

Published: 16 december 2013
  The exhibition «The Eternal Flame: Zoroastrianism in history and imagination» was held in the School of Oriental and African Studies of London University. The main place in the exhibition was taken by historical items brought from Uzbekistan. During the exhibition there was told about the great role of Zoroastrizm in India, Iran and Central Asia. According to scientists, this religion arose in I millennium BC, in the ancient Khorezm, Bactria and Sogdiana. This is evidenced by the artifacts found on the territory of Uzbekistan. So, one of the ossuaries with the image of ritual flame was found in Mullakurgane near Samarkand, the other one was found in Samarkand.

  The exposition show from Uzbekistan was held in cooperation with the Institute of Archaeology of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Museum of the History of Samarkand "Afrasiab", as well as thanks to assistance of embassies and foreign ministries of Uzbekistan and the UK.