The use of metal became widespread during the Bronze Age (2000 BC) with the discovery that smelting copper and tin produces the resilient alloy "bronze". Bronze decorative objects featuring animal figures became widespread throughout the region during this period.
Amongst the artwork produced in Central Asia during the Bronze Age, the `deer stone` monuments are of particular significance and cultural value. These monuments came to be used by different Mongolian empires. They created unique designs on the monuments as a means of establishing their individual territories.
- Deer stones (2000 BC): These stones were made after someone died. You can find animals like horses, pigs, leopard, wild goat, fish carved onto these monuments as well as weapons.
- Türk monuments (6-8th centuries): Famous monuments include the Kültegin stele, you can find it in Arkhangai aimag and the Tonjukuk stele in Töv aimag, Bayanzurx sum. Vladimirtsov, Russian scholar did research in Xentii and found Turk monuments in 1925. In 1958-59 the escavations started in Xoshoo valley. The museum has in its collection a piece from the escavation that is part of a door from the city wall.
- Uigur (745-840): The Uigur Khaganate stretched from the Caspian Sea to Manchuria and lasted from AD 745 to 840. It was administered from the imperial capital Ordu-Baliq, one of the biggest ancient cities built in Mongolia. In AD 840, following a famine and civil war, the Uigur Khaganate was overrun by the Kirghiz, another Turkic people. As a result the majority of tribal groups formerly under Uigur control migrated to what is now northwestern China, especially to the modern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region. They were those who provided the writing system to the old Mongolian writing. The Uigur writing derives from the Sogd writing.
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