Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Expedition from Petersburg to Searches for Sunken Bells
14.05.2012 12:19
Expedition from Petersburg to Searches for Sunken Bells

Historians and archeologists have got a real chance to find the place of sinking of bells of Solovetsky Monastery lost in 1923 under obscure circumstances.
      
      Many of these bells are 500 years old. In July the next expedition will start off from Petersburg.
      
      The site of 50 sunken bells of the Spaso-Preobrazhensky Solovetsky Monastery remains a secret for nearly 90 years. Tens of documents have been collected and a few exploratory expeditions have taken place. In 2006 the bell of the Anzersky hermitage of the Solovetsky Monastery was found in the White Sea; however it turned impossible to salvage it.
      
      A few months later one more expedition, the most large-scale is starting from Petersburg. Researchers say that this time the chances to find the bells are extraordinarily great.
      
      Source: pravoslavie-nord.ru
Author: Vera Ivanova


Tags: Arkhangelsk Region Solovetsky Monastery Archeology Bells  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Russian Movie "First Time" Will Premiere at ISS
09.04.2017
Maslenitsa Festival in London Crowned with Concert at Cadogan Hall
27.02.2017
Russian Viking is in Top 10 of World's Highest-Grossing Films
18.01.2017
Silmarillion Opera Live in Moscow Metro Tonight!
12.05.2017
Short-Length Film Festival Kicks Off in Kaliningrad
23.08.2016



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Eco Tour  Russian tourism  Philately  Concerts in Moscow  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  contest  Books  Archeology  Maria Sharapova  Moscow  Arctic  Russian physics  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian Series  Russian people  Russian Literature  Andrey Illarionov  Saint Petersburg  Maksatikha  Russian television  Russian painters  the Altai Mountains  Russian Cinema  Barrows  Chelyabinsk  Subsidies  Dog Dance World Cup  Russian schools  Suzdal  Russian business  Kaliningrad  Ice  Painting  astronomy  Romanovs  Experimentanium Museum  Space Aircraft  Russian history  Novosibirsk Metro   Best-selling Books  Russian hockey  pavel  Novotroitsk   Russian festivals  Gays  Komi Republic  Book Festival  Ivan Vyrypayev  Fyodor Volkov Award  Vaccination 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites