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Copper Icon Unearthed by Archeologists in Centre of Moscow
11.05.2018 17:29
Copper Icon Unearthed by Archeologists in Centre of Moscow

The icon could have been lost on the road that connected the Kremlin and China Town with the Zlatoust Monastery.

      Archaeologists discovered a fold of a small reliquary icon created in the 15th-16th centuries. It was unearthed in the course of improvement works in the Luchnikov Lane in the center of Moscow.

      “In Luchnikov Lane, archaeologists have found a unique artifact, the fold of a reliquary icon cast from copper alloy in the 15th-16th centuries. It was possibly lost on the road that connected the Kremlin and Kitay Gorod with the Zlatoust Monastery”, - the archeological report says.



Author: Vera Ivanova


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