Candidate of Historical Sciences, Leading Researcher of the Department of Archaeology of the Era of Stone and Palaeometal of the Institute of Archaeology named after A.Kh. Margulan CS MES RK.
Born in 1952 in the city of Alma-Ata. She graduated from the Faculty of Geography of Kazakh State University named after S.M. Kirov. Thesis "Palaeogeography of Tub-Karagan in the Pleistocene". Supervisor - A.G. Medoev. In 1992, she defended her thesis on the topic "Mousterian of Central and Southern Kazakhstan". Supervisor - Doctor of Historical Sciences V.A. Ranov (Dushanbe).
Under the leadership of A.G. Medoev, she began work with Paleolithic collections and monuments of the Paleolithic at the Institute of Geology of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR, continued in collaboration with B.Z. Aubekerov, a specialist in Quaternary geology of Kazakhstan. In the 1980s during geological expeditions, monuments of the ancient Paleolithic Burma, Koshkurgan, Aktogay, Aralsk 1-3 and other were discovered.
She took part, and then led field work in Western, Central and Eastern Kazakhstan. So, in the West Kazakhstan region, monuments of the ancient and late Paleolithic Yeshkitau, Rodniki and others were first discovered and investigated. In the Karaganda region, during a decade and a half, studies are underway on the multi-layered monument of Holocene time - Toktaul. The Paleolithic location of Ulken Zhezdy was discovered and excavated. In the Taldykorgan region, the Paleolithic monument Rakhat was opened, which is excavated with the participation of foreign colleagues at an interdisciplinary level.
She is the head of the grant "Paleolithic Mangystau (introduction to the scientific circulation of the collections of A.G. Medoev and their modern interpretation)". This topic is a part of a large project to introduce into scientific circulation collections collected by A.G. Medoev and his fellow geologists over decades of research in different regions of Kazakhstan.
79 scientific papers were published, including 5 monographs (4 of them are co-authored).
Artyukhova O.A., Mamirov T.B. Rezul'taty arheologicheskih rabot po issledovaniyu kamennogo veka v Mangystau v 2018 g. // Margulan readings-2019: materials of the International archaeological academic and research conference, dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Kazakh archaeologist K.A. Akishev. - Nur-Sultan, 2019. - p. 55-60.
Artyukhova O.A., Mamirov T.B. Issledovanie stoyanok Ulken ZHezdy i Toktaul v 2018 g. // Margulan readings-2019: materials of the International archaeological academic and research conference, dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Kazakh archaeologist K.A. Akishev. - Nur-Sultan, 2019. - p. 61-73.
Artyukhova O.A., Mamirov T.B. Pamyati A.G. Medoeva (k 85-letiyu issledovatelya Kaspijskogo regiona ot paleolita do sovremennosti) // Povolzhskaya arheologiya. – 2019. № 3 (29). p. 239-242.
Evgeniya A. Osipova, Olga A.Artyukhova. Le site paléolithique de Sémizbougou XI au Kazakhstsn: nouvelle approche de l'étude techno-typologique // L'anthropologie. – 2019. ‑ № 123. ‑ РР. 319-332.
Artyukhova O.A., Mamirov T. The history of research on stone age sites in Mangystau // News of the National Academy of ciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Series of social and human sciences. ‑ 2019. ‑ Volume 5, Number 327. – Рр. 144-150.