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Archeology Students Discover Ancient Sacral Phallus in Amur Region
30.07.2012 13:22
Archeology Students Discover Ancient Sacral Phallus in Amur Region

An expedition of the Far East Federal University has unearthed a number of ancient artifacts including a stone phallus in Amur Region.
      
      In the course of excavations of an ancient monument of culture near Tygda station of the Amur Region students culturologists found some ritual subjects, scrapers, splinters of ceramic ware, and coals. The artifacts date back to the neolithic age. One of the students found a stone fallic item during excavation works. Researchers assume that it was used by ancient people in rituals.
      Earlier a figurine of the so-called "neolithic Venus" was found here. The found artifacts verified scientistss version about a ritual place located there.
      
      Earlier, having investigated this monument of ancient culture, scientists had found an altar, as well as rock paintings (petroglyphs) depicting deities and hunting scenes.
      
      Source: interfax-russia.ru
Author: Vera Ivanova


Tags: Amur Region Archeology Artifacts Rituals  

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