Of Berezan, and a cemetery on the peninsula of Taman were being excavated.
After conspiracies that caused the dethronement of two brothers, Taman Shah and Mahmud Shah, he became king in 1803.
Broad at the narrowest, and are formed by an eastern extension of the Crimea and the peninsula of Taman, a kind of continuation of the Caucasus.
Their kingdom covered the eastern half of the Crimea and the Taman peninsula, and extended along the east coast of the Sea of Azov to Tanais at the mouth of the Don, a great mart for trade with the interior.
Very important finds of old Greek art continue to be made in the neighbourhood, as well as at Taman, on the east side of the Strait of Kerch.