Opening in Cyprus renewed Georgian archeological complex Galiya X-XVI centuries
Holidays in Cyprus is not only Golden beaches and azure sea but also the acquaintance with the rich culture and history of the region. Many travelers specifically to come to…

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Black diggers in Moldova devalue historical findings
According to experts, the artifacts discovered on the territory of Moldova are sent abroad. After the antiquities pass through the hands of the diggers, their estimated cost can be significantly…

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Staraya Ladoga historical-architectural and archaeological Museum-reserve

Ladoga – the ancient city of Northern Russia, founded not later than in 753. Ladoga was the first port city on the paths to riches the Arabian East and Byzantium. Ladoga – the first residence of Prince Rurik, designed in 862. Here You will see Russia in the time of Rurik and Oleg prophetic; Rus Prince Alexander Nevsky, Russia under Peter I. the Vain world shall depart to another dimension, and Your eyes gaze at the magnificent panorama of pre-Christian burial hills, the pre-Mongolian churches, monastery complexes and fortifications of XII-XVI centuries in the temple of St. George the XII century. you can see the fresco of “St. George and the dragon” in its early recension: Holy prayer tames the dragon. Unique aura of lake Ladoga, its energy charge and eternal throughout history – that the emotions and images, which we hope You will share with us.

The idea of creating the Museum in Staraya Ladoga arose in the early twentieth century was Intended to establish a cultural and educational institution, which will include a Museum, a theatre and a library-reading room. Continue reading

“Black diggers” looted medieval burial ground in the Leningrad region

Archaeologists, St. Petersburg state University and the State Hermitage Museum during a scheduled visit to the archaeological sites of the Kingisepp district of the Leningrad region fixed on the object of cultural heritage “Barrow group illovo of” fresh traces of extensive predatory excavations.

The medieval burial ground damaged trenches with a length of several meters and a depth of one meter. “Apparently, the thieves completely removed the items of nonferrous metal coins or jewelry from the burial pits, said TANR archaeologist, coordinator of the public movement for the protection of the archaeological heritage “Amateur” Ivan Stasiuk . — In the dumps of the trenches strewn human bones and iron objects and ceramic fragments originating from the burial, discarded”. According to him, currently, the archaeologists prepare a report to the police and Prosecutor’s office.

Barrow group Pillowa known to scientists since the late nineteenth century. In 1885 Leo Ivanovo archaeologist excavated here 29 mounds belonging to the XII–XIII centuries. In 1973 a group was examined by an archaeologist Eugene Ryabinin from Leningrad branch of the Institute of archaeology, USSR Academy of Sciences. Continue reading

Opening in Cyprus renewed Georgian archeological complex Galiya X-XVI centuries

Holidays in Cyprus is not only Golden beaches and azure sea but also the acquaintance with the rich culture and history of the region. Many travelers specifically to come to this amazing island.

It will be interesting to see what is still in Cyprus discover new monuments of architecture. To those include Georgian archeological complex Galiya 10th-16th centuries It was officially opened in April 2014 in the solemn ceremony with participation of Minister of culture and monument protection of Georgia, Odisharia, as well as such officials as Minister of infrastructure and labour R. Cyprus Marios Demetriadis. According to Mr. Demetriadis this event was the best proof of the desire and the ability to work on a joint historical projects. The recovery of Gaul will show to other States, what should be the cooperation of countries in relation to shared ancient cultural heritage. The opening was timed to the official visit to Cyprus of Mr. Odisharia, who was accompanied by Nicky Antidze (Gen. Director of the National Agency of cultural heritage protection of Georgia).

Georgian specialists together with the Cypriot professionals in this field took a direct part in the reconstruction and rehabilitation of this facility, launched successfully a few years ago. Between the countries-partners of the agreement include surveying,archaeological and restorative stages of work (paid and held Georgia) and conservation work was carried out and funded the R. of Cyprus. Continue reading