In the capital, opened the archaeological season 2020, said the head of the Department of cultural heritage of Moscow Alexey Yemelyanov.

due to the introduction of high alert season work of archaeologists started later, according to the head of the Department of cultural heritage, it will not affect the number of sites for excavation. This year, as before. The most important are at the intersection of Bolshaya Polyanka and Staromonetny pereulok in Kitai-Gorod in the former Warm trading rows on the territory of the Novodevichy convent, the cinema “Art” and the former Pottery settlement in Sauze. At the moment the Ministry of culture of Russia has already issued 12 open sheets, allowing to conduct archaeological excavations.

Will work in 2020 I. Specialists will study the village Stolbovo-1. It is revealed, an archaeological heritage site located in the settlement of the City.

Here lived the descendants of the Vyatichi in these areas the archaeologists found ancient burial mounds.

In General, on the territory of the Troitsky and Novomoskovsky administrative areas is 179 of objects of archaeological heritage (one object of Federal importance and 178 of found objects of archaeological heritage). Among them are settlements (dated to the periods in the period from XII to XVIII century) and mounds (XII–XIII century) and of the settlement. The earliest settlement dates back to the II century BC. All facilities are in satisfactory condition. Only in 2020, archaeologists have discovered four new barrow middle of the XII — beginning of XIII century, presumably belonging to the Vyatichi. According to experts, this is a rare case and a great success. Experts believe that around these burial structures was a settlement. Its precise location archaeologists have yet to determine.

the Head of Moscow cultural heritage Department presented one of the restored finds, work on which was completed recently. Experts have restored women’s leather Shoe from the early XIX century, which was found in Zamoskvorechye in 2017. When detected, it was a lump of skin, which was then gently straightened, cleared and superimposed on a cloth base. It is also known that some fragments of shoes was red, but it is impossible to determine what it was. The length of the resulting flat shoes similar to balamku is 22 cm (modern 34-35 d).

Also finished and ready to be shipped to museums even more finds. They were found during excavations on Pyatnitskaya street and Gogol Boulevard in 2019.

old Testament stories and mythological characters: the archaeologists found fragments of stove tiles of the XVIII century

This is a small sectional bracelet, white metal, XIX century white clay pipe of Dutch style of the XVIII century, a two-pronged fork the beginning of the XVIII centuryand glass bead Russian handicraft of the eighteenth century, fragments of tiles with smooth painted story murals depicting the ladies of the mid-eighteenth century, a fragment of a relief tile of the early XVIII century depicting a female head crowned, a ring-signet of the XVII century, link jewelry and cufflink with glass inserts XIX century, a pair of buckles of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, pectoral medallion with the image of St. Nicholas and of our lady of Kazan, fondant banks in the second half of XVIII — early XIX century.

Archaeologists restored the artifacts found on Pyatnitskaya street history of a crime: in the center of Moscow found the old safe, with signs of hacking Fondant jars, horseshoes and stove tiles: what else have you found during research on Moskvoretskaya embankment In Kostyanskiy lane found a coin hoard from the reign of Peter I

Moscow’s Department announced the first virtual exhibition of archaeological “Finds of Moscow archeologists”. The site presents the best artifacts discovered over the past 10 years during the survey, including the programme of improvement. Visitors of the virtual exhibition can see the topics “Toys”, “household Items”, “Stove tiles”, “Finds of the stone age”, “Religious paraphernalia”, “Coins and stamps”, “Treasures.” The earliest finds belong to the Neolithic period (4000-3500 years BC), and the latest date from the early twentieth century.

Among the exhibits — bone wrote (XV–XVII century); a wooden cross with image Sergius of Radonezh the end of the seventeenth century; ceramic figurine of Santa Claus (XIX century) and the figure for play in the headstock, made of bone (XVI century); the delicate button and stammel Smoking pipe (XVIII–XIX century); metal icon of a janitor and a token guy (XIX century); “the Ring of Lazareno” signet (second half XVIII — first half XIX century); the Golden treasure of the Nikolaev coins of the early twentieth century, Kostyanskiy pereulok.

Each artifact is accompanied by a photograph and description stating the age and place where the find was discovered. The exhibition will be regularly updated with new items.

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