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

Archeologists Find Adornment of the Legendary Founder of Konigsberg
22.01.2014 15:36
Archeologists Find Adornment of the Legendary Founder of Konigsberg

Archaeological works carried out in the former Sackheim district of Konigsberg go on yielding most interesting finds.

      Among the recent ones there came an unusual fibula - a medieval dress fastener that was also a decoration.

      Unlike the already known analogs, the metal round clasp is made of separate images: boards with coats of arms, alternated with smaller plates and a cross depicted on them.  That looks especially intriguingly, if one takes into account the fact that one of the coats of arms on the fibula is apparently the eagle of Ottokar II of Bohemia. It was this king of the Czech Republic (called Bohemia back then) who founded Konigsberg in the 13th century.

      One more item never seen by archeologists before is a figurine of a man with a music instrument, which is supposedly a lute. Judging by its shape, it could be part of a larger bas-relief once.

      Other rare artifacts include a battleaxe, parts of a lamellar armor and a fragment of a fingered gauntlet. 


Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Kaliningrad Archeological Finds Archeology Konigsberg  

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Unified Guidance System In Irkutsk
The Largest Water Park Will Be Built In Ingushetia
Zimniada - International Winter Games Festival
The Smallest Bast Shoes Were Made in Chuvashia
268 Fir Trees Will be Installed In Moscow

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Flowers Delivery

search on the map
Archeology  Russian history  Leonid Sokov  Farming  Russian airlines  Moscow  activity holidays  Tara  Russian craftsmen  Bob Marley  ComMission Festival  Russian Stage Directors  International Conference  Russian Cinema  Russian oil company   Russian political parties  Vandalism  Leningrad Oblast  Zavodskoy  Central Bank  Russian business  VTB  Russian Theater  Vladimir Spivakov  Robostation  Russian Rock Music  Navalny  Yaroslavl   Football  Painting  FIFA  Victorian Era  Russian tourism  Russian president  Russian education  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian Rock  Ostankino   Exhibitions in Moscow  Yevgeniya Chirikova  Andrei Chokhov  Far East  Novgorod Region  Russian Literature  tolerance in Russia  Yandex  satellite  Architecture Monuments  tax collection  Underground 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites