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Russians Scientists Discovered the Remains of Female Weavers From the Golden Horde
Russian archaeologists have for years been studying the burial ground Mayachny Bugor situated near Krasnoyarskoe Mound in Astrakhan Region. Evgeny Pererva from Volgograd branch of the Russian Academy of Horticulture studied 84 female sculls and came to conclusion that the Golden Horde women used their teeth either to make fishing nets, or to weave cloths.


Over 40 Hectares of Forest Lands Cleared of Garbage near Astrakhan
The first results of the all-Russian action Live, the Forest! have been summed up in the Astrakhan Region.
Ancient Brick Furnace Found in Astrakhan Region
Archeologists have found a furnace for brick production of the Golden Horde era (14th century) in the Astrakhan Region.
Educational Tourism Developing in Astrakhan Region
The Astrakhan region has started to promote its new tourism sector. In addition to traditional fishing and hunting, the region will present a new offer educational tourism connected with historical, archaeological and architectural landmarks.
Astrakhan Camels Will Bring the Olympic Torch to Sochi
The Head of the Astrakhan Region has come up with a creative idea for the Olympic Flame transfer through his region on the way to Sochi. The torch will be transferred as part of camel races, a traditional sportive activity in the region.
Archeologists Find Unique Children's Things in Ruins of Gold Horde Capital
Astrakhan and Yoshkar Ola archeologists in the course of excavations of Sarai Batu situated near Selitrennoe Settlement of Kharabalinsky District of the Astrakhan Region have found rare finds that once belonged to a medieval child.

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