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

Ancient Clay Toys Found by Archeologists in Yelets
2.10.2014 11:13
Ancient Clay Toys Found by Archeologists in Yelets

Lipetsk archeologists go on finding rare artifacts of the Old Russian Yelets Principality (the 12th – 15th centuries).

      Scientists have found several ancient clay toys, which are at least three hundred years older than the famous Romanovs’ items.

      These Yelets toys imitate animals, each of them having holes for a stick. The toys are rather coarse in shape and are not varnished. Most likely, they were made by local handymen. Three pottery wheels earlier found by archeologists there testify to that.

      Historians have found one more proof of the fact that a multinational settlement was located near Yelets on the banks of River Elchik. Thus, among the finds there is a clay kumgan, the Turkic jar used for washing and after toilet procedures.


      
Archaeological studies near Yelets proceed. They are considered to be the largest in the history of the Lipetsk Region. Historians are yet to examine one third of the large excavation site spreading for 23 thousand square meters.

Sources: http://www.lipetskmedia.ru 

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Archeology Archeological Finds Yelets Russian Toys  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Tuvan Mutton Gastronomic Festival
04.08.2017
Baikal Photo Tour
25.10.2016
An Eco-park With Animals Opened In Kaluga
16.07.2017
Tourist Navigation Will Be Created In Tver Region
28.04.2017
Gorky Park Opened Its Skating Rink
27.11.2016



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
XIV Architecture Biennale  Vandalism  Russian music  Exhibitions in Moscow  Rock Hills  Smolensk  Russian history  Russian Literature  adventure tourism  Painting  Primorski Krai   Leningradsky railway  Russian festivals  Russian business  Russian Internet  Russian Cinema  Kola Peninsula  Central Bank  Crimea  Russian retail industry  Russian physics  Veliky Novgorod  Lenta.ru  Vladivostok  the Garage Centre for Contemporary Culture  Archeology  Russian Monuments  Fairytale Places of Moscow  Finance  Sinead Breslin  Russian tourism  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Moscow Parking  Aeroflot  Gelendzhik  Nikolay Beketov  Japan  Russian shops  Alexander Yakovlev  map of monuments  Demidovs' Mansion  Marina Tsvetaeva  medicine  Moscow  Russia-France  Russian designers  Russian Railways  Kazan Station  Russian journalists  Roman Abramovich 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites