Voices of ancestors (1994)

Documentary №39752, 1 part, duration: 0:09:54
Production: Sverdlovsk newsreel studio
Camera operators:A.Trifonov
Sound mixer:Zatulovskij E.


On the traditional culture and customs of the people of Tuva.

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Panorama of the mountains, snow-covered hills.

Winter forest, panorama of fir trees.

Large - fir branches in the snow.

Panorama of the winter forest.

Snowdrifts in the forest.

Tuvan landscapes, Sayan mountains, steppe.

The river flows.

Panorama of mountains, rocks, river.

Removed from traffic - river, rocky shores.

Tuvan petroglyphs - rock carvings are visible on the rock.

Large-face mask carved on a rock.

Various images of rock carvings of the ancient peoples of Tuva - bulls, masks, etc.

View of the rock.

Different shots with rock paintings (petroglyphs).

Large - drawing of a deer.

Images taken from rock carvings - deer, moose and other animals.

Signs of runic writing are visible on the rocks.

View of the rock with inscriptions.

There is a herd of cows grazing in the valley.

Large - a herd of goats.

Panorama of the rocks, trees below.

Top view of rocks, stream, mountains in the distance.

Large - an ancient stone statue with a pattern.

The stone statue is an idol.

Panorama of the statue.

A large stone head.

View of the steppe, the road.

Tuvan steppe, a herd of horses is galloping.

A Tuvan rider on a horse in national clothes gallops across the steppe.

Folk festival, horse racing - children are riding horses, there are spectators by the road.

Horsemen galloping in the steppe.

Panorama of the steppe.

Various museum exhibits from the excavations of the mounds - ancient jugs, dishes, bowls.

Large - leather water vessel.

Large - various tools, knives, blades, etc.

Various ornaments, decorative elements made of bronze, bones and horns in the Scythian-Siberian animal style.

Large - various silverware, women's jewelry (combs, earrings, bracelets, etc.).

Ancient musical instruments of Tuvinians.

In the frame - Tuvan ancient ritual spoon "nine-eyed" (different types).

Close-up - a panorama of the spoon "nine-eyed".

Tuvan women tie ribbons to a tree - a ritual of tree worship.

In the frame - a shaman - performs a ritual, beats a tambourine, sings a ritual song.

Tuvans are squatting around the shaman, praying.

The shaman beats a tambourine.

Shagaa (Tuvan New Year) - folk festivals, a dance group performs - dancing Tuvan folk dances.

A bonfire is burning in the square.

Dancers on stage in ritual national masks.

Decorative figurines in the national style, carved from agalmatolite stone (bulls, dragons, deer, horsemen, human figurines, etc.).

Large - a woman carves a figure out of stone.

Panorama of the stone carvers.

Large - a figure made of black stone, a master is working.

In the hand of the master is a blank figurine made of stone - the master works with a stone, cuts with a knife.

Children and teenagers are engaged in stone carving.

View of the river, forest, mountains in the distance.

Steppe, mountains.

Rock paintings, runes.

Key words

Petroglyphs, rock carvings, runic writing, idol, steppe, shaman

Locations: Tuva Sayans

Seasons: Winter [823] Summer [824]

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