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Over 15 Thousand Archaeological Finds Discovered in Zaryadie Park of Moscow
April 27, 2018 11:09

According to the head of the Zaryadie Park, the main find was a fragment of the 16th century Kitaygorod Wall.
More than 15 thousand archaeological finds were discovered in the course of constructing the Zaryadie Park in the center of Moscow. These include a fragment of the Kitaigorod Wall of the 16th century, weapons, coins and children's clay toys, the head of Zaryadie, Pavel Treleb told to journalists on Wednesday.
"Over many centuries, the site of the present-day Zaryadie Park has experienced a complex urban development, gradually changing its functions and social social makeup. With the construction of the park, more than 15,000 archaeological finds were unearthed. Archaeological excavations were carried out here in several stages, from the late 1940s” - he said.
A fragment of the Kitaygorod Wall of the 16th century has been acknowledged to be the main find. Around the original fragment, an underground archaeological museum is located.
"Visitors are introduced to the history of its construction and the peculiarities of this fortification, which has been preserved to this day by the best restorers,” - Mr. Trehleb added.
In addition, visitors to the museum can see customs seals, coin treasures, utensils and shoes of ancient residents, as well as sets of their armament and horse harnesses.
"The museum also displays items found on the territory of Zaryadye Park during archaeological excavations over the last 70 years, including white-stone cannon balls, Russian and Western European customs seals, glazed tiles, perfectly preserved samples of Old Russian boots with set heels, and  children's clay toys,”- Mr. Trehleb said.
At the same time, according to him, 11 cultural heritage sites were preserved and restored during the construction of the Zaryadie Park. These include the Church of St. Barbara the Great Martyr, the chambers of the Old English Court (16th – 17th centuries), the Church of Maxim the Blessed, the Znamensky Monastery, the bell tower and the Cathedral of the Znamensky Monastery, the Boyar Romanovs' Chambers, the Church of St. George the Victorious on the Pskov Hill, and the Church of St. Anne’s Conception.


Author: Vera Ivanova

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