Памятники Тувы, III памятник Тувы, памятник Тесь, Е 37
Found on left bank of Yenisei, between rivers Tes and Erby, close to the border of Middle and Northern Khakassia.
Martyanov organized movement to Minusinsk museum in 1896. Minusinsk museum, Inv.# 12.
The stone sculpture is made of grayish sandstone. There are 3 lines of text on the back of sculpture. There are 2 signs. The text is very grated; it is hard to find an exhaustive scientific copies.
Height - 1,78 m, length - 0,42-0,63 m, width - 0,35 m.
The sculpture was found in 1721-1722 by expedition under direction of T.Stralenberg and D.G.Messershmidt. Investigated by W.Radloff, H.N.Orhun, O.V.Subrakova, I.A.Batmanov, D.D.Vasilev and others.