Sites & cities that bear the name of Ivolga archaeological site

Ivolga archaeological site

Today in : Russian Federation
First trace of activity : ca. 3rd century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Recorded names : Иволгинское городище, Ivolginskoye gorodishche

Description : The Ivolga archaeological site (Russian Иволгинское городище Ivolginskoye gorodishche) is the place of a fortified city of the Xiongnu which was founded in the 3rd century BC and destroyed in the 1st century BC. It is sited in the Selenga Highlands near Ulan-Ude, the capital of the Republic of Buryatia, Russia. It is part of the folklore of this city where the Xiongnu are mixed up with the Huns.

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