Ulugdepe - arheologiýa ýadygärligi

The archaeological site of Ulugdepe is a valuable structure that has been thoroughly studied over the past decade, gaining more and more popularity. This historical and archaeological monument was the place of residence of the ancient ancestors of the Turkmens in the earliest historical period (i.e. in the III-II millennium BC) or the so-called early Iron Age. Monument is located 4 km south of village of Dushak in Kaka district of Ahal region, on the right bank of the Kelet River. As the name suggests, the monument occupies a significant area of about 15 (fifteen) hectares, being a settlement that has existed for many centuries. During the 2001 excavations, finds were discovered that contain valuable information about the material and spiritual culture of Ulugdepe.