Saule Rakhimzanova

Laureate of the Atlas Programme  Stay in France : from September 26th to December 26th, 2021

Saule Rakhimzanova is Bachelor Degree of History (2009) at Kokshetau State University named after Sh.Ualikhanov. She is Master degree in Archeology and Ethnology (2011) at Pavlodar State University named after S. Toraigyrov. She obtained PhD in Archaeology (2018) with thesis entitled «Ceramic traditions in the Eneolithic-Early Bronze Age on the territory of the steppe Ob-Irtysh interfluves» at Altai State University. Between 2011 and 2019 she was internship in the study of ceramics in Laboratory «History of ceramics», Institute of Archeology RAS, Moscow, Russia. Between 2012-2019 she participed in an experimental expeditions on ceramics under the leadership of Ph.D. Vasil'jeva I. N. and PhD Salugina N.P. Samara, Russia. She was from 18.01 to 25.01.2020 - Invited Expert at  Exchange program on the methods of investigation, recording and conservation of archaeological remains. Nara, Japan.

She is Researcher at The National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Institute of Archaeology named after A.Kh. Margulan and her research is focused on pottery production and ornamentation traditions from  Neolithic era to the era early Iron Age of Kazakhstan, the typology of stone tools.

The project

Title: Pottery production at the Eneolithic settlement Derkul 1 in the Northern Aral Sea region (Western Kazakhstan)

Keywords: Neolithic, Eneolithic, Bronze Age, Early Iron Age of Kazakhstan, ceramics, ornamentation, ceramics technologies, stone typology

Selected publications

  • Onggaruly A., Asylbekov K., Kairmagambetov A., Rahimzhanova S.,  Musagazhynova A., Maulet A., Bekzatkyzy I., Nuskabay A.Saryarka’s Heritage in the centre of steppe Eurasia. – «Kazyna» series.Vol. VI. - Ed.Onggaruly A. – Nur-Sultan: National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 2020.  352 p.
  • Onggaruly A., Kairmagambetov A.M., Nuskabay A.A., RahimzhanovaS.Zh. (Nur-Sultan, Republic of Kazakhstan). Mound of the Military Elite Sakas of Torgay // The Volga River Region Archaeology. – Kazan, 2020. - Vol.3 (33). Pp. 233-247.
  • Rakhimzhanova S. Zh. Technological analysis of the Early Bronze Age ceramics of the Shauke 1 settlement // Samara Journal of Science. – Samara, 2017.-Vol. 6, №2 (19). Pp. 104-107.
  • Giedre Motuzaite Matuzeviciute, Yurii F Kiryushin, Saule Zh Rakhimzhanova, Svetlana Svyatko, Alexey A Tishkin and Tamsin C O’Connell. Climatic or dietary change? Stable isotope analysis of Neolithic–Bronze Age populations from the Upper Ob and Tobol River basins // The Holocene. 2016. Pp. 1-11.
  • Leontyeva D.S., Rakhimzhanova S. Zh.  Andronovo ceramics from  theBol’shoy Log-1 settlement in the south of the Western Siberia // Bulletin of Kemerovo State University – Kemerovo, 2016. - № 2.  Pp. 31–40.
  • Rakhimzhanova S. Zh. Technological analysis of ceramics from the Eneolithic settlement Novoilinka III // Samara Journal of Science. – Samara, 2015.- №4(13).  Pp. 86-90.
  • Kachanovskaya M.G., Rakhimzhanova S. Zh. Techno-technological analyses of ceramics from eneolithic settlement Botai in Kazakhstan (based on materials from excavations in 2012) // Russian Archaeology. – 2014. №3. Pp.19-25.  
Published at 10 December 2021