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Pre-Mongolian Graffiti Discovered in Veliky Novgorod
23.07.2014 14:26
Pre-Mongolian Graffiti Discovered in Veliky Novgorod

Scientists of the Archeology Institute, RAS have found ancient graffiti and frescos in St. George Monastery in Veliky Novgorod.

      The artifacts date back to the 12th century.


      
16 fragments of plaster with the area of several dozen square meters harbot ornaments, faces of saints and inscriptions made in the Cyrillics and the Glagolitic, which is a big rarity. According to archeologists, two multiline inscriptions were probably made by priests themselves. One of them reads about Novgorod Prince Izyaslav buried in St. George Cathedral, and the other one mentions Novgorod archbishop Anthony buried in St. Sophia Cathedral. Scientists hope that the find will make it possible to discover unknown facts about the initial stage of the Russian history.

      St. George Monastery founded by Vladimir Monomakh's grandson Prince Vsevolod Mstislavovich in 1119 is the most ancient Orthodox Christian monastery of Russia.

      The excavation works in the cathedral are planned to be finished in 2015.



Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Veliky Novgorod Graffiti Archeological Finds Archeology  

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