Posts Tagged ‘Siberia’

Egypt Has the Pyramids; Siberia has the Shigir Idol

Why the comparison between countless tons of quarried stone and “the oldest wooden statue in the world,” estimated at 9,500 years before present? In each case, there are those who believe that the structures (particularly the Great Pyramid) and the sculpture from the Ural Mountains contain secret codes. The tall statue is made from larch […]

The Khan of the Winter

This man is costumed as the King (or Khan or Bull) of the Winter, as envisioned in the Sakha Republic of northeastern Siberia. Here is the translation of the page about him in the Turkish Wikipedia, with a link to the photograph. The Turkic people of Sakha were originally followers of shamanic traditions before being […]