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.



Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Archeology Archeological Finds Yelets Russian Toys  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Kaluga Region  Euro 2016  Moscow hotels  Alisher Usmanov  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Yamal Funnels  Vologda  banking and finance in Russia  Belorussky Railway Station  Andrei Ryabushkin  Sokolniki  Russian business  Russian science  poll  space food  Hermitage Museum  St. Petersburg  Port  Russian Cinema  Moscow parks  Russian economy  Russian places of interest  Russian scientists  Peru  Bashneft  Vladislav Surkov  Moscow  Russian religion  Russian singers  Tobolsk Kremlin  Caucasian Natural Biosphere Reserve  Russian banks  Giving Hope  Rusian business  biology  Ceramics Museum  Russian language  Exhibitions in Moscow  Moscow monuments  Russian tourism  Rosnano  Artemy Lebedev  Nikolay Padalitsin  culture  Russian space exploration  Russian Poetry  Ghost the Musical  Miners  Far East  Sochi Olympics 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites