Medieval Settlement Unearthed by Archeologists near Tula

 Medieval Settlement Unearthed by Archeologists near TulaA large settlement of the 14th-15th centuries has been discovered in the course of archaeological works in the vicinity of Krapivna.

Excavations were carried out by workers of the Kulikovo Field museum.

The finds are really unique – fragments of pottery, clay crocks, and other exhibits make it possible for researchers to describe thoroughly the living of inhabitants of Krapivna in the 15th century.

According to the museum workers, the settlement used to be a suburb of ancient Krapivna. At that time Krapivna was a southern outpost of the Moscow State, and in 1613 the town was destroyed by Ataman Zarutsky.

Source: Russia IC



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