From Antiquity to Modernity

From Antiquity to Modernity

‘From Antiquity to Modernity’ is a television program about the materials which were used by our ancestors. Each episode of the program focuses on a specific method of extraction, processing and development used by the Kazakhs in ancient times. Leather, felt, metals, wood and many other types of materials are presented in the program.

Clay

Clay

Naturally, clays are found in a loose, paste-like or consolidated state.

Wood Processing

Wood Processing

How did our ancestors process wood and what did it mean in the life of a nomad?

Felt and Wool

Felt and Wool

For nomadic peoples, felt and wool were the main materials that served a person throughout their life.

Leather and Fur

Leather and Fur

Processing of leather and fur is perhaps one of the oldest crafts on earth.

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