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

Archeologists Find Skates, Dice and Idol in Rostov Region
8.08.2012 16:47
Archeologists Find Skates, Dice and Idol in Rostov Region
Stone Idols in Tanais

In the place of a future highway near the Azov city of the Rostov Region archeologists have found rare monuments of ancient civilizations: a prototype of modern skates, a stone tribal idol and dice.

      
Three bone skates that were used by our ancient ancestors to walk on ice with the help of two sticks is the first find of the kind for the Rostov Region.

      
One of the sensational finds for archeologists is the stone idol found in an ancient well. It is the first artifact of the kind since the time of World War II. The ancient sculpture dates back to the little-studied epoch of the great transmigration of peoples.

      
Another rare find - dice made of ram bones – dates to the Old Tanais period. The dice set was thoroughly finished for the game: holes were drilled in them and filled with melted lead to add weight to the figurines. 


Sources: http://strana.ru 

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Archeology Rostov Region Unusual Finds   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

International Light Festival Finished in St. Petersburg
06.11.2017
Moscow International Film Festival
25.06.2017
Operetta-Park Festival in Saint Petersburg
17.06.2017
Festival "Imperial Gardens of Russia" Kicks off in St. Petersburg
11.06.2017
Expenses on Restoration of St. Isaac's Cathedral Exceeded 770 Million RUR
21.02.2017



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Russian Wood Carving  Graphic Art  Novgorod Region  Theatres of Perm  Old Greece  Moscow  Russian tourism  Space Science  Lastochka Train  Theatre Premieres  Russian taxes  Mars  Taisiya Osipova  Russia international  Russian Literature  children  Drinks  Mikhail Prokhorov  Weapon Museum  Krasnodar region  Gold Mining  Russian church  Medical Research  City Hunter  Archeology  Russian football  Russian history  Russian Cinema  Peterhof  Anatoly Mariyengof  Fashion Futurum  censorship in Russia  Alexander Spirin  Russian School  Russian Museums   Russian business  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Jazz  Murom  George Gamow  Painting  Manezhnaya Square  Opposition  accommodation in Russia  Bank of Moscow  Exhibitions in Moscow  Film Festival  Gelendzhik  Great Patriotic War  children in Russia 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites