Kurgan stelae are anthropomorphic stone stelae, images cut from stone, installed atop, within or around kurgans, in kurgan cemeteries, or in a double line extending. Also described as “obelisks” or “statue menhirs”. Steles ancient world as a monument. Grave stelae were used for funerary or commemorative purposes. Menhir, standing orthostat, or lith is a large man-made upright, typically dating from the Bronze Age. Uneven and squared, often tapering towards the top. Megalith Stele Mongolia Mongol steppe meadow Mongols Siberia Russia Central Asia Asian history historical old age antique historic rock flat in straight line in single file archaeological archeological archaeologic archeologic monuments memorial UHD 4K 3840X2160.