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6th century B.C. Balbal found near Taraz depicts the goddess Umay, protectressof Mothers and Fertility. Balbal scuptues served a variety of purposes including memorials at grave sites, deification of ancestors, mounuments to honor a defeated enemy or tribal boundary maerkers.
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- Land of Our Fathers: The spirit of our ancestors