Leading archaeologist in East Kazakhstan, Samashev is doctor of Historical sciences, the head of many scientific archaeological expeditions; recognized specialist in petroglyphs of Kazakhstan. Professor Samashev excavated many of the artefacts exhibited in the exhibition from Berel and Eleke Sazy, and has contributed to both the publication and development of research strategy of the material to be carried out in Cambridge.
With thanks to the East Kazakhstan Region of the Republic of Kazakhstan and
Regional Museum of History
and Local Studies of the Department of Culture,
Archives and Documentation of East Kazakhstan.