Unique archives – ancient tombs of Chinese dynasties showed Kharkovites
Ancient tombs of the Chinese dynasties at the plant. In the library of Karazin University opened the exhibition of archival documents. History finds tell local archivists: in the fifties the Soviet builders helped Chinese colleagues to build the mining plant. On site found nearly two thousand ancient graves of the beginning of our era.
Marat Balyshev, head of Department Central state scientific-technical archives of Ukraine: “Since it is a major industrial enterprise (I think it was 10-11 very large shops), there wasn’t supposed to be at the depth of any voids. Were these graves, and they were forced to pour concrete”.
The East – business thin. The archivists tell: the space under the Chinese and Soviet planners studied carefully and meticulously.
Evgeny Semenov, Director of the Central state scientific-technical archives of Ukraine: “the very subtlety of the study. Can you imagine: they even anthills were counted in all this vast territory – the area there, in my opinion, eight hundred hectares.”
Cini, Han, Tang, sui – which of the dynasties belong to the burial place the archaeologists were determined by the form. For example, the “big square hole” – typical for graves of the dynasty Zin.
Dozhdeva Olga, leading specialist of the Central state scientific-technical archives of Ukraine: “Here are the graves found in the territory of this workshop. Here they are marked. This, apparently, offsite graves”.
Elena Balycheva, researcher of the Central state scientific-technical archives of Ukraine: “On the surface of the earth, there. where drilled wells, lime was applied the form of the graves in advance, already on the surface. If it was square or other shape – they have already assumed, the disposal of which belongs to the dynasty”.
The exhibition is unique, explain the archivists: archive is forbidden to take these documents. To see them, the Kharkiv team was only two hours.