August 12 at 11 am in the conference hall of the Museum of fine arts (St. Sophia sq., 2) will take place solemn opening of the fourth shift International youth archaeological camp.
The project is implemented by the Interregional public Foundation “Center of National Glory” (Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the CNS – the President of JSC “Russian Railways” Vladimir Yakunin), in cooperation with the Novgorod state United Museum-reserve, Novgorod archaeological expedition and with the support of the Government of the Novgorod region. The camp is aimed at familiarising the participants with the Russian cultural-historical tradition, establishing the system of effective communications and development of comprehensive public relations youth of Russia, CIS, Europe and other countries, and the creation of the youth environment of communication through the development of the traditions of intercultural understanding.
During the International youth archaeological camp “Veliky Novgorod in the historical memory of generations” assumes detailed acquaintance with the history and archaeology of Novgorod the Great, more mission search, clearance and treatment of archaeological sites, Continue reading
This year the students of our Institute was fortunate to host the summer archeological practice in the National reserve Sophia of Kyiv and Vyshgorod historical and cultural reserve.
In the study area in the upper town was found a ceramic complex of the XI century. According to archaeologists, in the XI century. on the territory of 5-6 ha here were 250-300 hearths. In sectors where horns were found had been excavated fragments of ceramic products. A collection of ceramics reaches thousands of fragments and complete products. A special place deserve the finds from the brands masters, finds the ornament.
In one of the sectors was found a garbage pit with fragments of pottery. Under which it was subsequently discovered the burial of a male radnog period of the tenth century. Under the weight of the soil the lower jaw have disappeared, but all the teeth are preserved in amazingly good condition.
A significant proportion of students historians, who interned scored great successes also in the National reserve “Sophia of Kyiv”. Where did a large amount of work to establish historical facts. The current excavation was carried out in a new place, where not been subject to any archaeological research. Continue reading