The archaeologists found about 900 artifacts of medieval Moscow in XVII century wooden bridge in Zaryadye
Wooden pavement of the seventeenth century, which marks the route known from historic plans curve lane found during archaeological excavations in the Eastern part of Zaryadye, where the site of the demolished hotel “Russia” Park is under construction. About it has informed journalists the General Director of LLC “Capital archaeological Bureau” Konstantin Voronin.
According to him, on the pavement, archaeologists found about 900 artifacts which attest the trade and the everyday life of the medieval Moscow.
“The development of this place started in the XVI century and so most of the findings related to the XVI century, but mainly from the XVII century. All in all we have about 900 pieces. This extraordinary cultural richness of the remnants of the layers of Zaryadye. We get about 10 individual finds on 1 sq m of excavation. That’s a lot,” said K. Voronin.
In particular, on the pavement have found a Swedish coin, fragments of the score and wrote – these findings say about active trading in the area, including foreign countries. In addition, in the area of the curve lane was found a fragment of metal chain mail, which, according to experts, suggests that they were inhabited by professional soldiers and wealthy people. Continue reading
Rich land of Cherkasy region the mysteries of centuries that hides in the depths of their lands. Especially those that date from 4-6 millennia BC. Cell Trypillya settlements, which are a unique phenomenon of the era, not so long ago were opened in the Talne district, Cherkasy region, has already caused a considerable resonance among the scientific community.
September 10, staff of Uman national University of horticulture visited the excavations at the largest settlements of Trypillya culture in S. Talanki, which is one of structural divisions of the University – Malenkovskaya agrotechnical College. From the words of the archaeologists who work here, students and staff of the mentioned College are actively involved not only in the organization of the excavation, but also promote the holding of international conferences and symposiums on archaeology.
On the excavations of Trypillian settlements near S. Talanki dealt with by the Institute of archaeology of NAS of Ukraine, working archaeologists of Germany (in addition to excavations, doing Geophysics and valeology), and also involved students from the cities of Kiev, Vinnitsa and Uman. For young researchers it is not just manufacturing practices, and above all a unique opportunity to touch rare, filled with the memory of centuries of things that were before time hidden from the human eye layers of the soil.
With slivnik project on the study of settlements-the giants of Tripoli culture, scientific Secretary of the Institute of archaeology of NAS of Ukraine, candidate of historical Sciences Alexey Corwin-Piotrowski, thanks to geophysical survey in sec. Talianki was found the largest Trypillian settlement in Europe. Its age reaches 5.5 thousand years in ancient times, and the number of residents numbered around 14 thousand people. Continue reading
At the end of August on the shores of the White sea near the village of Ceret on the area of about one hectare were discovered and partially excavated the remains of large dwellings of ancient humans, arranged in three lines of 20, 10 and 5-6 poluzemlyanok. One of them consists of 12 “rooms”. In another, archaeologists have excavated a hearth, ceramics and made of slate tip hunting Darts.
At the conclusion of a scientific expedition leader Nadezhda Lobanova, a settlement dated to the early metal age, about five thousand years is the emergence of the civilizations of Ancient Egypt and Sumer. In the primitive city, as he was called archaeologists, spent the winter hunting sea mammals.
— Pits — traces of dwellings of ancient man — we were informed last year a local historian Yury Rybakov. In October, we came here and made sure that there is something to do holes like the ones that we previously examined in Smotrova — told us Nadezhda Lobanova. — We received this research grant of the Russian geographical society in the summer and went to explore Carlsberg. What we found at kereti exceeded all our expectations. It is a pity that time we had quite a few. I think that in future seasons (of course, in case of receiving a new grant), we expect new amazing discoveries.
However, the town where lived the contemporaries of the Egyptian pharaohs, was not the only discovery of this expedition. A new discovery awaited the archaeologists in Ivankovo tone, one kilometer from the ancient settlement. Yuri Rybakov drew attention to the fact that the moss-covered stones near the sea shore as if form a circular shape. The result was a round maze with a diameter of 11 meters, which is three meters above sea level. Continue reading