Kazakh National Hero Kejki batir’s skull was brought to the Hungarian Natural History Museum in Budapest for the purpose of scientific investigation and for facial reconstruction.

Hungarian experts will perform genetic sampling on the remains and make an accurate three-dimensional model of the Kazakh freedom fighter.

András Zsolt Bíró, Zoltán Korsós, Sherin Abdrahmankizi, Gábor Csorba, Ágnes Kustár, Sándor Évinger, Babakumar Khinayat

A press conference will beheld in the Hungarian Natural History Museum on October 18, 2016 in Budapest where experts working on the project explain the details of the work to the public.

Kazakh National Hero Kejki batir grew up in Torgaj rural areas – he belonged to the Kipchak tribe. He was one of the leaders of the uprising against Tsarist Russian colonialism in 1916.

After the uprising was crushed Kejki batir continued the armed resistance for many more years.
Communist authorities lured him into a trap and brutally executed him in 1923. The famous resistance fighter’s severed head was on public display for a long time, then it was taken to Leningrad (St. Petersburg).

Source: Kurultaj/Hungarianambiance

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