In Veliky Novgorod participants of youth archaeological camp made the first discoveries
Today in Veliky Novgorod, the participants of the international archaeological excavations have found some artifacts 10-15 centuries. The works are famous on the Trinity excavation.
“It’s leather, it’s ceramics, it’s a bone. This mass of discoveries. They are in a cultural layer and a large number of them. Ceramics – these were previously vessels”, – says the participant of the project Katerina Voytyna .
The first hour of work and so many discoveries. Troitsky excavation is one of the most famous and largest in the country. Research conducted here for over 40 years . Now scientists have reached the cultural layer of the 11th century. Students from different countries was invited to help search for artifacts. And at the same time to gain practical experience.
Stanislav Morozov, coordinator of the youth camp . “They are future scientists, we hope. All of them are students, studying Russian culture, Russian history, Russian language in their countries. These people come from Macedonia, Serbia, Latvia, Bulgaria, Vietnam”.
During the years of excavations there were found more than two dozen urban estates of the period from about the 10th to the 15th century. Nikola came from Macedonia. Said, to visit the Trinity excavation is to touch the history of Ancient Russia.
Nikola Stojanovski, member of the project (Macedonia) . “I am a student of Russian language and literature Macedonia. I want to learn Russian history and the Great Novgorod”.
The students are not free. During the week of the excavation camp organizers pay 4 thousand rubles. However, members say, they came for the money. Each of them wants to find birch bark letter or an ancient princely seal. For these findings relies even prize.
Regret future scientists about one – in memory of the camp will be only Photos. From the excavations it is impossible to get even a shard of pottery. All findings will transfer to the funds of the Novgorod Museum-reserve .
In Russia every year is held a few tens of excavations. The last major discovery made by the archaeologists was a treasure of silver jewelry with a total weight of 5 pounds. He was found last year in excavations of the ancient settlement of Bolgar in Tatarstan.
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