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Rock Art

Rock Art & Archaeology

Rock Art and Archaeology: Investigating Ritual Landscape in the Mongolian Altai
is a joint project of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum of Mongolia, and East Tennessee State University.


Dr. Kortum and the giant Horsemen


Dr. Richard Kortum and the "Giant Horsemen of Khoton Nuur" –– figures of helmeted and armed Turkic warriors on horses measuring in excess of 2.4 meters, making them the largest petroglyphs recorded in the Mongolian Altai.

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