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.



Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Archeology Fanagoria Krasnodar Region   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

The 1st International Online Exhibition Contest #Encaptioned
17.12.2020
Online Exhibition of Chukchi Bone Carving
08.12.2020
Virtual Exhibition New Year of Bulgakov
25.12.2020
Festival "December Nights 2020": "Glory Hour" (online broadcast)
07.12.2020
The Mariinsky Theater Joins the World Ballet Day
29.10.2020



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share


TAGS:
Moscow  Street Art  Multimedia Art Museum  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian Orthodox Chruch  Obninsk  Britney Spears  Russian designers  Russian theatre  economic crisis  Kazantip  St. Petersburg  shopping in Moscow  Partition of Russia  volunteer squads  Aircraft Designers  Moscow Photographic Salon  Moscow State University  Burial Grounds  Islamic Art  Volvo Fashion Week Moscow  Russian Coat of Arms  Marina Tsvetaeva  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev  Alexei Navalny  travel to Russia  Oceanarium  Valentin Serov  Festivals in Moscow  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian space industry  Ildar Abdrazakov  Emperor Nicholas II  investment  Alexander Lebedev  Russian festivals  Tula Region  Sarapul  TNK-BP  Russian Cinema  the Urals region  Russian tourism  Russian parliament  Russia Travel Tips  Tretyakov Gallery  Russian business  Russian economy  Russian customs  Sochi Games   Russian Theater 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites