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

Unique Archeological Monument Spoiled in Vologda Region
3.12.2013 12:16
Unique Archeological Monument Spoiled in Vologda Region
inteltour.ru

Vandals have marred a unique monument of architecture in the Tarnog District: they put drawings over petroglyphs of the Tiunovsky sanctuary.

      It is an altar plate and a boulder. The latter is speckled with writings and drawings. The archeologist Ivan Nikitinsky was engaged in their interpretation. It came to light that the people living there in the 14th-16th centuries had drawn their own worldview.

      “They found such a suitable huge stone, oriented it in the cardinal directions and on top of it, on the dome, depicted the world as they saw it. Here are carved the high sun and the sunset, the tree of life, a stairway to heaven and a ladder to the ground. There is also a pantheon of gods, including an anthropomorphous being with a sun-like head and a lightning instead of the trunk, and the goddess mother of all flesh who is coming down to the world of people” - the archeologist explained.

      Unknown vandals have scratched their own drawings on the ancient sanctuary. Thus the monument which is unique for both Russia and Europe has been damaged. Now archeologists are waiting for reaction of the RF Culture Department.


Sources: http://newsvo.ru 

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Vologda Region Vandalism Archeology Petroglyphs  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

First Season of "Music in Metro" Project Starts in Moscow
13.03.2017
Gorky Park Opened Its Skating Rink
27.11.2016
Tourism Ministry Will Appear In Tver
30.11.2016
Enamored Mosquitoes Appeared In Komi
06.09.2017
"Moroshka" - Gastronomic Festival
28.06.2017



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
synchronized swimming  Russian business  Film Festivals  Russian political parties  Moscow Banks  Denis Davydov  Rostov  Russian cities attractions  Russian painters  Russian tourism  Trololo  Ukraine crisis  Theatre Festivals  Russian football team  Exhibitions in Moscow  Macau  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Sokolniki  Anzhi Makhachkala  Ivan the Terrible  Russian Cinema  Painting  Bikers  Zvenigorod  Siberia  Russian Literature  Historical Places of Moscow  Russian universities  criminality  Maria Sharapova  Moscow  Opposition  Russian history  Kostroma  Seizure of Lands  Silk Screening  Golden Horde  Norwegian fish  Oleg Menshikov  Torbeyevo  Perm  Elbrus  car  Art Exhibitions  Miss Russia  Archeology  Russian sportswomen  Muslim  2018 World Cup  North of Russia 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites