Along the northern grasslands of Mongolia and southern Siberia appears hundreds of mysterious megalithic stones carved images of deer fly. This stone is also known as 'rock deer'. Upright stone slab-shaped length is divided into several small groups and large groups. Length of rock ranging from 3 to 15 meters.
It was said that the stones have a relationship with a stone burial mounds, called khirigsuur. There are more than 900 deer stones in Central Asia and South Siberia, but the 700 is only found in Mongolia alone. The stones are featured this monumental, believed founded by the nomads in the Bronze Age, about 3000 years ago.
The deer stones are usually made of granite or greenstone, it is evident from the number of dominant rock abundant in the surrounding area. Almost all of the carvings on the stone depicting reindeer deer. Initially, the image on the stone has a very simple design drawings. And as the time passes, the design drawings is increasing. A mystery in itself for rocks thousands of years old with a depiction of a deer fly quite complicated. Deer fly in the rock that can be described as a deer fly in the air, not just walk on land. It appears also in the carving of a circle that seems to be described as the sun was behind the deer fly.
Indeed, the deer and the sun is very common association in Siberian shamanism. The soldiers buried Siberian reindeer are often found images of tattoos on his body. Accompanied horn image adorned by a small bird's head. Image depiction of deer, the sun, and these birds are symbols of the possibility of spiritual transformation shaman who likens the earth to the sky. As we know that this earthly life is part of a heavenly life. That all those who died that his soul will fly to heaven. Tattoo pictures of deer on the soldiers' bodies believed to provide protection from the power of danger. Yet another theory explains that the spirit of the deer was described as a guide to help the soldiers to heaven.
I do not know, which one is correct? Yet its core, the ancient people, already believe that there is life hereafter, ie life after death.