Cultural History of PaleoAsia

Scientific Research on Innovative Areas,
a MEXT Grant-in-Aid Project

Investigations of Paleolithic sites in the Tsukh Valley area, northern Mongolia

A02 Archaeology

Research Period: 2013~
Director: Masami Izuho
Institution: Archaeology Laboratory, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Region: Selenge Aimag, Mongolia

In order to establish reliable geochronology and to collect archaeological records of human behavior during Initial Upper Paleolithic, we mainly focusiong on the excavation of Tarvagataiin Am site, in Tsukh River Valley, northern Mongolia. The research is conducted in collaboration with Dr. Gunchinsuren Byambaa (oversea collaborator of Research Team A02).

sounding at Tarvagatain Am