Unique findings were made in the Novo-Yierusalimskiy monastery, located in the Moscow Region – scientists unearthed remains of human settlements, which told them about 3 000 years of human history in this place.
Arheologists discovered ceramic ware, which were made in 800 BC, as well as items, made soon after our era began, with ornaments of 11th century among them. Many items reveal history of the monastery – kitchen ware, silver and gold coins, cannonballs.
Reseachers found a pond, made during times of patriarch Nikon, as well as remains of summer and winter palaces, which belonged to the patriarch, and a wooden church.
Findings, dated with 18th century, include cobblestone pavement, Tsar Palace and wooden buildings, which were several times destroyed by fire. The newest findings belong to 19th century.