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

Oldest Water Supply System Unearthed in Solovki
28.08.2014 16:39
Oldest Water Supply System Unearthed in Solovki

Archeologists have found the most ancient wooden water system in the Solovki Monastery of the Transfiguration of the Savior. 


      
This ancient system made it possible to supply water to the monastery, as well as control water level in the Svyatoye Lake that it stands on. Archeologists have never found a similar construction before. Having unearthed such a water supply system, archeologists want to deepen their excavation work, since they examined the upper level of ground only. The entire system is located at the depth of no less than 2 meters.

      The monastery was founded in 1429. With the beginning of the Soviet regime all the monks were expelled from their monastery, which was closed.

Sources: http://www.express-novosti.ru 

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Solovki Water Supply System Archeology   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

A New Theme Park Dedicated to the USSR Will Open In Tomsk Region
30.09.2017
Ice Cave Facade Was Installed In the Zaryadie Park
28.08.2017
Old New Rock Festival Held in Yekaterinburg
15.01.2017
Confederations Cup-2017 Ticket Centre Opened In Moscow
26.04.2017
The Most Polluted Cities Of Russia
21.09.2017



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Painting  Music Festivals  Russian Standard Bank  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Boris Andreyev  Russian Fashion Designer  Russian modern history  Archeology  Megafon  Russian tourism  Russian sportsmen  Sergey Bodrov Sr.  Rostov metro  Bitcoin  Cave Lions  Street Art  Mikhail Khodorkovsky  Architecture Monuments  Aleksei Arbuzov  Fairs in Moscow  Voronezh   Sculpture  Kamchatka  Russian mobile networks  Moscow  Kemerovo Region  Film Festival  Russian business  the Republic of Karelia  Karelia   Danny Trejo  Exhibitions in Moscow  invest  Sayanogorsk  Russia-Kazakhstan  Fine Arts  Russian history  Exhibitions in Saint Petersburg  Moscow planetarium  Russia-China  Russian airlines  The Bolshoy Theatre   Euromaidan  Russian Cinema  Russia - My History  Russian Literature  Giving Hope  Russian transport links  Sports Facilities  Russian tourists 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites