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Lion Figurine Found in Ancient Settlement in Krasnoyarsk Region
24.09.2010 16:24
Lion Figurine Found in Ancient Settlement in Krasnoyarsk Region

Archeologists have discovered an ancient settlement on the left bank of River Angara, at 20-kilometers distance from Motygino Village in Krasnoyarsk Territory.
      The find was made by expedition of the Siberian Federal University Museum in a place called Skorodumny Byk.
      Some of the unearthed finds are several thousand years old. Archeologists also managed to reveal a medieval grave. It belonged to a woman. Nearby archeologists found a small bronze figuring of a lion cub. Its size is two and a half by one and a half centimeters.
      The figurine had been to fire and damaged, however its nose, mouth and tail have remained.
      Besides, other artifacts, such as a bronze bandelet, beads, and knives, have also been found there.
      Metal items were a rarity in Angara area in the Middle Ages - they arrived mainly from the Minusinsk Hollow.


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