Archeologists have found massive horse burial ground of the 12th – 13th centuries in Natukhayevskaya Village near Novorossiysk.
The burial ground of the Tatar-Mongolian invasion era was found in the course of excavation along the South Stream pipeline. The cemetery keeps remains of soldiers buried together with their war horses. Bones of 20 horses were found so far.
Besides, archeologists unearthed gold and bronze harness elements and details of soldiers’ armament.
Excavation works have been carried out in this site for two years already. It should be noted that in the fall of 2014 archeologists found ancient site right in the center of Novorossiysk.
Author: Vera Ivanova