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Princes Stone Delivered to Ryurik Site of Ancient Settlement
12.03.2012 10:40
Princes Stone Delivered to Ryurik Site of Ancient Settlement

Princes Stone a future memorable sign of formation of the Russian statehood has been delivered to the Ryurik Site of the Novgorod region.
      
      The boulder almost 4 meters high and weighing about 38 tons has been brought from the Batetsky District of the Novgorod Region.
      
      The huge stone was found near the village of Malaya Udraya on the border with the Leningrad Region. Novgorod Society of Antiquity Fans suggested using it as a memorable sign.
      
      Celebrations in Veliky Novgorod dedicated to the 1150th anniversary of origin of the Russian statehood will be held on September 21-23, 2012. The unveiling of Princes Stone on Ryurik Site - the first residence of Russian princes will become one of the key events of the festive program.
      
      Source: regnum.ru
      
Author: Vera Ivanova


Tags: Archeology Novgorod Region Ryurik Site   

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