Tag archives for Issyk Kul 2012
With just a few days to go we found some of the most significant building features we saw all season.
To get a better sense of the context of their archaeological site, the team explores scenic mountains and other ancient ruins around the 10th largest lake in the world.
Discover the high- and low-tech methods archaeologists are using to discover the secrets of this fabled lake shore.
Join Fred Hiebert and team live from Kyrgyzstan where they’re searching for signs of a legendary sunken palace, in a Google+ Hangout Tuesday, September 25th at 9:00pm ET.
Searching for evidence of legendary palaces isn’t a project you undertake with just anyone. Get to know the archaeologists, technicians, and others making this year’s expedition possible.
Six hundred years ago the fabled Western Mongol leader Tamerlane is said to have built a fabulous palace on the shores of a lake in Kyrgyzstan. Follow along as National Geographic Archaeologist Fred Hiebert and team examine what could be its last remains.