MOYUNCHUR STELE



It is situated in Khirgist valley in Saikhan Soum, Bulgan Aimag. This memorial has a significant importance of Uighar history as well as its culture. Inscription on it was written in runic script. The height is 3,8m. At first it was placed on the turtle stone base, but later separated from the base by falling down and broken into two parts. 44 rows of inscription each having about 150 letters was written on the stele. Nearly 1750 letters out of 6750 disappeared. Uighar’s second king Moyunchur, a son of first king Peilo, had this stele built. He was a king in 745-759 and had Uighar history
(744-750) written on the stele.