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

Lipetsk Archeologists Discover Frames of Ancient Icons
28.05.2013 10:39
Lipetsk Archeologists Discover Frames of Ancient Icons

Lipetsk archeologists have found four frames of ancient icons in Lebedyan. Excavations were carried out in the territory of one of the estates downtown.

      
The frames were wrapped in newspaper of the Soviet period. Allegedly, the subjects are made of copper alloy. On the frames there are images of the Mother of God and Christ the Savior. It will be extremely difficult to find out who was the owner of the icons. It is not ruled out that the shrines were property of one of Lebedyan churches or were kept in the family of the estate owners. After the revolution they were hidden underground.

      
Now the issue of transferring the icon frames to the museum of local lore or to one of the churches of the Lipetsk and Yelets diocese is being considered.

      
The expedition has found a few other interesting finds. In particular, these include pottery of the 18th – early 20th centuries, coins, fragments of clay toys, horseshoes, a bone crest, an oil lamp, sinkers, and a spindle whorl.




Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Lipetsk Orthodox Church Archeology   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Russian economy  Volga cruise  Exhibitions in Novosibirsk  Russian business  penal labour  Seliger  Rzhev  Russian tourism  firefighting  Russian scientists  Goznak  St. Petersburg State University  Samara  Treasures  Art Exhibitions  Photo Exhibition  Events in Moscow  Multimedia Art Museum  Rashid Nurgaliev  St. Petersburg  Symphonic Nights  the Urals region  ROSCOSMOS  Press  Russian Cinema  Chelyabinsk  Yandex  Sochi Olympics  Russian events  Black Sea  Antique  Historical Background  electronic books  Exhibitions in Moscow  Semiluki  South Stream  society  Film Festivals  the State Tretyakov Gallery  Russian science  Paleontology  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  activity holidays  Moscow  Faberge  economic crisis  Konigsberg  Russian language  Dmitry Tomayev  Moscow airports 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites