On the Problem of Attribution of Tesin Time Petroglyphs on the Rock Art Monuments (Minusinsk basin)
M. A. Talyagina
Initially, the scientists pointed out a special layer of images without specific characteristic features. Now, there is a problem of attribution of Tesin time petroglyphs. These images began to be introduced in a scientific revolution recently, as it was not allocated its principles isolating. So far there is no consensus on the name of this period and its characteristics. Recently Tesin time petroglyphs were actively introduced into the scientific revolution and today have developed quite an impressive source base. Images Tesin time can be divided into a series and groups. The article attempts to summarize existing experience dating patterns that period. Based on materials from the images on stones and rocks Minusinsk basin was identified at least three stylistic groups of images identified as drawings Tesin time. Petroglyphs of the period met a rather vast territory, which may indicate broader cultural ties between the tribes who lived in the time. On the territory of Minusinsk basin found picture not Tagar, but not yet Tashtyk that may indicate a gradual cultural assimilation population Minusinsk basin with the migrant population. These images represent a transitional stage from one culture to another.
Minusinsk basin, Tesin time, attribution of petroglyphs, stylistic groups