History

From Whence Came the Huns

10.15.12 2:53 PM ET

Getting closer to solving an ancient mystery: where did the Huns come from?

Scientists and researchers from the Institute of History of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences (IHMAS) have found tombs from the Hun people dating back to the 2nd century BC. In total, 31 Huns were buried in the tombs that were discovered at the foot of Salkhit of Rashaant Soum in Khuvsgul Province.