|Building of a shopping mall was planned to be launched in November under Pushkinskaya Square. Instead of that archeological excavations were started and brought out lots of finds.
“We unearthed a most interesting construction of the epoch of Peter the First” – the chief archeologist of Moscow professor Alexander Veksler says. Thus, for example, we found a wooden water conduit, water wells, coins, and variety of household items”.
So far the archeologists went down only about two to three meters deep. Further on, if the finds are interesting they will go much deeper. In Tzaritsyno, for example, they had planned to go 1.5 meters deep, and then reached 5.5 meters!
Unfortunately, once all the historical values are extracted from under the ground, construction of boutiques will be started here.