The excursion route takes place in the Archaeological Hall and exhibits that have come down to us from the depths of millennia, reveal the history of the Turkmen people, their life, art and culture. Lebap velayat is very rich in architectural and archaeological monuments, more than 200 of them are registered in the Kerkin State Historical and Cultural Reserve. There are finds from the early period of human history from the Stone Age to the beginning of the 20th century. The main part of the exhibits are the finds that were found during archaeological excavations in the ancient Amul, in the Khoja Idat fortress, in Hazarekdepe, the monument to Arapkhan. The findings are mainly made from clay. These are fragments of various statuettes, jugs and other ceramic items belonging to the Kushan period and the Middle Ages. The window displays various interesting fragments of female figurines, terracotta figurines of goddesses, fragments of small earthenware jars, terracotta of hunting dogs, horses, turtles and wild boars belonging to the Kushan and Middle Ages. Large bowls and jugs were used in everyday life to store water, oil, grain crops, gold, and silver. In this diorama, pottery is also given a large place: the potter’s courtyard teaching his craft is shown, as well as ceramic ware, covered with enamel, with beautiful ornaments. On the territory of Lebap velayat, many ruins of public buildings, fortresses and caravansaries remained, which are clear evidence that in the Middle Ages there were developed states, khanates. These include the fortress Amul, the caravanserai Dayakhatyn, Dargangala, the monuments of Abu-Muslim, the mausoleum of Astana-Baba, Alamberdar, the Idris-Baba Medress, the ancient reservoir of Sardoba. The layouts of these monuments are in this room. The interview ends with an interesting history of the railway bridge across the Amu-Darya, built in 1901, as well as with a lot of interesting information located in shop windows.
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