Archaeologists have unearthed the bones in the Ryazan region rhinoceros that lived 12,000 years ago

September 3, 2012 12:45

In one out of the pool in the river Vozha Rybnovsky District members of the expedition of the same name found washed up from the interior of clay bone fossil rhinoceros, one of the typical representatives of the Pleistocene megafauna, is home to about 12,000 years ago.

It is stated in the report on the results of the archaeological expedition Vozhskaya online Ryazan Museum on Wednesday, August 29. Scientists have been working for three weeks in the sights of the "Field Vozhskaya battle." Work continued in 2012 guarding excavations of the ancient town of East Posada Glebov village Glebova-Settlement.

The excavation area of about 80 square meters. m uncovered cultural layers containing materials XII — XIV and XVI — XVII centuries, according to a press release. The scientists found the glove material reflects many aspects of human life and culture. These are fragments of pottery, building and fixing nails and staples, knives, locks and keys, and kresala kresalnye stones fragment grindstones, arrowheads, spur, fishing sinkers, clay spindle whorls for and more.

A favorite ornament of ancient beauties were colorful glass bangles, many fragments of which were found in the excavation. Also found beads, bronze rings, belt buckles and rings, an interesting finding wire earrings IX — X centuries. with a spiral ending.

In addition, the progress has been identified large underground pit square 4×4, 4 m from the building XVI — XVII centuries. and the adjacent pripechnaya pit with plenty of ash and charcoal. There were also traces of a later traced the groove runs through the entire excavation, which, presumably, is the remnant boundaries, once delivshey land.

Archeological surveys conducted separate detachment of the expedition, also yielded results. Found New selishche XVI — XVII centuries, there have been found, and two arrowheads, dating which does not preclude their use in the battle of Vozha, said the archaeologists.

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