Tunnug 1 (Arzhan 0) – an early Scythian kurgan in Tuva Republic, Russia

  title={Tunnug 1 (Arzhan 0) – an early Scythian kurgan in Tuva Republic, Russia},
  author={Gino Caspari and Timur Sadykov and Jegor Blochin and I. Hajdas},
  journal={Archaeological Research in Asia},
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