Thursday, October 2, 2008
Treasure Trove in Vladimir, Russia!
Pre-Mongolian Hoard Discovered in Vladimir 2.10.2008 Archeologists working in Vladimir have found a hoard of jewelry dating back to the 13th century. The treasure was found in Gertsen Street, near the former cinema Mir. The hoard consisting of beads, crosses, and pendants was wrapped up in fabric with a gold thread and hidden inside of a jug. The digging place where the jewels were discovered had once been part of the Vetshany Town located to the east of the Vladimir Kremlin. Throughout the whole history of archeological research of Vetshany Town the historians found four pre-Mongolian hoards, the last of them discovered in 1998. The latest find is the fifth one. Source: lenta.ru