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

Ancient Archaeological Monument Destroyed in Priozersk Region
16.10.2012 12:43
Ancient Archaeological Monument Destroyed in Priozersk Region

The most interesting archaeological monument of the Leningrad Region – a complex of cult stones by Olkhovka Village in Priozersk Region – may disappear under the bases of cottages.

      Archeologists, geographers, nature defenders and merely indifferent citizens sound alarm: the unique archaeological complex is on sale just like usual land for countryside building. This complex represents the largest in the European part of Russia accumulation of ancient sacrificial chalice stones and a few objects accompanying them. The monument was discovered by archeologists in the 1980s and got the status of a cultural heritage site in 2009. In May, 2012 there appeared an advertisement about the sale of land plots, among which there is the central part of the monument’s territory. At the same time it remains unknown who is the owner of the land and who has put it up for sale.




Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Archeology Leningrad Region Vandalism Corruption  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

To the 200th Anniversary of Marius Petipa. Russian Ballet Music at Moscow Cathedral
26.04.2018
Another Museum of Fyodor Dostoevsky Will Appear in Moscow
11.04.2018
Viewers of FIFA World Cup 2018 to Get Discount at Moscow History Museum
13.02.2018
Concert of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds in Moscow
05.07.2018
Resonant Canvases. Renoir - Impressionism, Sax and Organ at Moscow Cathedral
11.04.2018







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

-8

search on the map
TAGS:
Barrows  Innovations  Severodvinsk  Belorusskaya  Russian Cinema  New Medicines  Mortality Rate  Rosneft  Power Module  Archeology  Staraya Maina  Russian Communist Party  Russian history  Russian media  Russian tourism  Moscow airports  LUKoil   Gold Phoenix Film Festival   Russian Literature  Russian business  Aeroexpress  protest actions  MTV  North of Russia  Arctic  transfer to Sochi Airport  St. Valentine's Day  Lenskie Stolby  Lipetsk   Tatyana Mavrina  Baikal  Feodosiya  Vladimir Lenin  incident  national security  Cinema Night  Sochi 2014  Amur Region  St. Petersburg  Exhibitions in Moscow  Moscow  Russia international  Film Distribution  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  National Library of Russia  Moscow actions  Russian church  public transport  The Queen  Elbrus 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites