THE IDEOLOGICAL VIEWS OF THE SOCIETY OF CENTRAL ASIA IN THE ERA OF METAL

IRSTI 07.00.06

Gordeeva Elena A.*
Doctoral student in institute of history at the Academy of sciences Republic of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
*corresponding author, E-mail: helena-gordeeva@inbox.ru
Abstract. In the article, the author reveals the specific features of the spiritual life of nomads in the Bronze Age and the Early Iron Age based on the funeral rite. It reveals such funeral rites as: cremation and inhumation. Determines that the funeral rite is closely connected in this period was closely connected with the cult of fire, which dates back to the Neolithic era. Found that the burial structures also reflect the ideological worldview of the nomad society. For example, “mounds – 2 fences” are identified with the “House of the Dead”. Indicates that the posture of the deceased and his orientation was not an accident in the burial rite, as they reflected a kind of path and a way to overcome this path to go to the other world «World of the Dead».
Key words: funeral rite, Andronovo culture, cremation, inhumation, cult of fire, taboo.
How to cite:
Gordeeva Elena A. The ideological views of the society of Central Asia in the era of metal // Otan tarihy. 2020. №4(92). Р. 202-215.

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