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Ancient Birchbark Manuscripts and Coins Found in Novgorod
30.09.2014 17:54
Ancient Birchbark Manuscripts and Coins Found in Novgorod

Ancient birchbark manuscripts and coins have been found by archeologists in Veliky Novgorod.

      Research associate of the Archeology Institute, RAS, Oleg Oleynikov informed the Interfax agency about the finds.

      According to him, the manuscripts and coins date back to the 11th – 14th centuries. The experts have managed to read and decipher 9 birchbark manuscripts, which turned out to be business correspondence.

      Besides, archeologists have found various seals, stamps and coins. One of the most unusual finds is a ceramic toy wheel horse. The Russian Academy of Sciences plans to complete the work till the end of the next week.

      At the end of May archeologists found a unique Old Russian bronze ornament, which is 600 years old, in the historic center of Veliky Novgorod.

Sources: http://mir24 :// 

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Archeology Veliky Novgorod Archeological Finds Birchbark Manuscripts  

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