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

Ancient Sailing Vessel from Taman Becomes Major Archaeological Discovery in Russia
14.01.2013 15:42
Ancient Sailing Vessel from Taman Becomes Major Archaeological Discovery in Russia

The Archeology Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences summed up results of 2012.

      
Scientists of the Russian Academy of Sciences have included the ancient sailing vessel found in the Temryuk District of Kuban into the list of the major archaeological discoveries of last year. 

      
Let's remind, scientists found a sunken an old ship at the bottom of the Gulf of Taman. The ancient vessel dates back to the 8th-9th centuries.

      
The unique find was discovered by submariners of Fanagoria expedition in August, 2012.

      
Under a one-and-a-half-meter layer of sand they found well preserved remains of an ancient ship, which once used to stand in the Fanagoria bay.

      
After clearing of the boards and bottom, archeologists found out that its length made 15 m and width made 3 m.  Having investigated the find, archeologists drew a conclusion that it had been a single-masted trade sailing vessel with two lateral wheels. 

      
On ship fragments archeologists found fire traces. It was probably fire that became the reason of the vessel crash. Scientists plan to lift the sailing vessel fragments on the water surface during a new expedition.

Sources: http://www.kuban.aif.ru 

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Archeology Fanagoria Krasnodar Region   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Maslenitsa Festival in London Crowned with Concert at Cadogan Hall
27.02.2017
Animation and Music Festival in Volgograd
13.09.2016
Winners of New Wave Festival Announced in Sochi
12.09.2016
Finnish and Russian Stars to Hold Charity Concert in St. Petersburg
07.11.2016
Jazz Legends Performing in Voronezh
04.11.2016



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Ski Resorts  FIFA World Cup  New Museums  Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area  Archeology  Domodedovo  New Medicines  Innovations  Spartak Moscow  Kostroma  physics  human behaviour  Russian travelers  Fitch  Street Art  Russian tourism  Show Business  Vladivostok  Russian history  Russian architecture  Russian business  Sakhalin  Victor Titov  protest actions  The Hermitage  Ukraine  Moscow Kremlin   Russian Artist  Partition of Russia  beauty industry  Housing Development  Sabine Weiss  Yudashkin  Nashestvie  Russian Cinema  methane  Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts  Russian Literature  Victory Day Parade  Painting  corruption  Perm  Violeta Ruiz  Moscow  Arkhangelsk Region  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  alcohol  Exhibitions in Moscow  Heroism   Yevgeny Chubarov 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites