Center for the Study of Eurasian Nomads

CSEN Fieldwork Opportunities


New Publication

Nomads of the Altai Mountains: The Mongols

Ancient Traditions in a Modern World

Available in hard copy or digital (.pdf) format

Nomads of the Eurasian Steppes in the Early Iron Age

Available in Digital Format

Kurgans othe Left Bank of the Ilek: Excavations at Pokrovka 1990-1992

(We have a few copies now available)


Tiime Warner Book

Pokrovka Excavation 1995


Linked Sites

New infomation on DNA testing sources.

Archaeolgical Camp while Excavating along the Ilek River at Pokrovka, Russia

2004 Chastiye Excavation Report

2005 Golden Hills Report

Baga Gazaryn Chuluu Excavations Completed

Chastiye Kurgany Excavations Completed

Golden Hills Excavations Completed

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