ADRIANOV Alexander( The Siberian researcher and journalist)
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Biography ADRIANOV Alexander
son of a priest Tobolsk Province. He graduated from St. Petersburg University. In 1880, on behalf of the Russian Geographic Society, has made two trips in the Kuznetsk Alatau, Eastern Altai and Sayan for, collecting extensive collections of ethnographic and archaeological. At the end of the decade he undertook the expedition to Vasyugan Narymsky in the province, where they collected a complete and very valuable collection of artefacts and religious cult of modern Ostyaks. In 1890 A. worked on the study Minusinskogo edge of archaeological, for which they made many excavations of burial mounds and burial grounds in the valley of the Yenisei and Abakan, who gave a result of the great scientific value. At the same time, he works in the Minusinsk Museum to develop stored archaeological collections of great value. Minusinsk Museum issued a description of the burial ritual at the earliest inhabitants of the region Minusinskogo made on the basis of its own surveys and excavations, in which they found and 20 of plaster masks near the ashes of burned during the burial of corpses. A. belongs to the best of natural history and geographical description of the Yenisei Bay, . gone down, . as the first volume, . in the publication of the Ministry of State Property: "Materials for the Study of the peasants and the land the natives Irkutsk and Yenisei Province.",
. Of his other published scientific works of the most famous being the "Journey to the Altai and Sayan for" (publication of the Geographical Society). They compiled a vast collection of images from the so-called Pisanitsa There are plenty available on the coastal rocks of the Yenisei and some of its tributaries. In 1881 - 1888 years A. edited the "Siberian newspaper in Tomsk.