Record: 28 m
The Golden Warrior Monument, also known as the Golden Man Statue or the Statue of the Golden Warrior, stands on Republic Square in the former capital of Kazakhstan, Almaty. The monument celebrates the independence of Kazakhstan, the identity of its people, and the role of the city of Almaty as capital of Kazakhstan until 1997 when the capital moved to Astana. The statue, a Saka warrior and a barys, stands atop a 91 feet (28 m) tall column.Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 1
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
The Golden Warrior is a statue of a Scythian warrior recovered from a kurgan, or burial mound, some 70 kilometers from Almaty in Issyk in 1969. In this burial mound, a skeleton was found; it is believed to have been an 18 year old Scythian warrior prince or princess dating back to the 3rd or 2nd century BCE. Monument of Independence, Republic Square, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 3
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
The Golden Warrior is a statue of a Scythian warrior recovered from a kurgan, or burial mound, some 70 kilometers from Almaty in Issyk in 1969. In this burial mound, a skeleton was found; it is believed to have been an 18 year old Scythian warrior prince or princess dating back to the 3rd or 2nd century BCE. Monument of Independence, Republic Square, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 3
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
The monument comprises a 28m / 91 foot pillar with a winged snow leopard, known in Kazakh folklore as barys, on top. Standing on the barys is the “Golden Man” or “Golden Warrior. Monument of Independence, Republic Square, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 7
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
The monument comprises a 28m / 91 foot pillar with a winged snow leopard, known in Kazakh folklore as barys, on top. Standing on the barys is the “Golden Man” or “Golden Warrior. Monument of Independence, Republic Square, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 7
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Atop the stone column of the Independence Monument in Republic Square (Respublika Alany) is a replica Golden Man standing on a winged snow leopard. The Golden Man is a warrior’s costume dating from the 5th century BCE made of over 4,000 separate gold pieces which was discovered in 1969 and has become Kazakhstan’s national symbol. (Other items in the tomb suggest to some that it is really a Golden Woman.) Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 8
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Atop the stone column of the Independence Monument in Republic Square (Respublika Alany) is a replica Golden Man standing on a winged snow leopard. The Golden Man is a warrior’s costume dating from the 5th century BCE made of over 4,000 separate gold pieces which was discovered in 1969 and has become Kazakhstan’s national symbol. (Other items in the tomb suggest to some that it is really a Golden Woman.) Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 8
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Independence Monument (Warrior On Snow Leopard), Republic Square, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 12
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Independence Monument (Warrior On Snow Leopard), Republic Square, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 12
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Aerial view. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 13
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Aerial view. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 13
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Fragment of the Independence Monument in Almaty. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 17
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Fragment of the Independence Monument in Almaty. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 17
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Uno de los diez bajorrelieves que rodean el monumento que conmemora los acontecimientos de diciembre de 1986. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 18
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Uno de los diez bajorrelieves que rodean el monumento que conmemora los acontecimientos de diciembre de 1986. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 18
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Fragment of the Independence Monument. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 19
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Fragment of the Independence Monument. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 19
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Republic Square. Aerial view. Independence Monument of Kazakhstan 28
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
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Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan
Independence Monument of Kazakhstan