Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Archeologists Unearth Pagan Mask that is 1000 Years Old
24.08.2010 16:45
Archeologists Unearth Pagan Mask that is 1000 Years Old

A pagan mask made almost one thousand years ago, has been found at 13th Troitsky Pit in the historical center of Veliki Novgorod.
      
      According to the head of the pit Victor Singh, the mask with openings for the mouth and eyes, most likely, cut out from the top of a long leather boot, has been found out in the cultural layer of the 12th century. The back part of the mask has holes for small straps or cords, which were fastened at the back of the head.
      
      The mask was probably used during some pagan rites, the scientist explained.
      
      The archeologists have already found around 20 masks.
      
       Source : metronews.ru


Tags:      

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Photos of Pushkin Museum Exhibits Displayed in Moscow Metro
12.01.2017
Expenses on Restoration of St. Isaac's Cathedral Exceeded 770 Million RUR
21.02.2017
Thriller Author Blake Crouch is Coming to Russia
29.03.2017
Winners of Junior Eurovision Announced
21.11.2016
Groom Heads Russian Film Distribution
20.09.2016



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Mikhail Prokhorov  Russian Cinema  banned books  Karelia   Russian tourism  Ferapontovo  real estate  Russian history  Gelendzhik  Russian Traditions  Tyumen Oblast  Russian business  Exhibitions in Moscow  Phanagoria  Russian Lace  Archeology  migrant workers  Tver  Russian aviation  Morcheeba  Antarctic Station  Adygea  Charity  Scientific Satellite  Vladimir Lenin (Ulyanov)  Moscow Architecture  New Medicines  Romanovs  Bank of Russia  Moscow  Painting  Russian oil  Priamurie  Perm  Ammunition  Russian Theater  Dolls Exhibitions  Shopping Malls  Detinets  Saint Petersburg  LGBT in Russia  Festivals in Moscow  Russian Literature  crash  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Exhibitions in Saint Petersburg  Russian minister  Russian society  Russian laws  Valery Kapterev 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites