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New Complex "Old Gostiny Dvor" - archaeological work center
« on: February 27, 2011, 08:09:03 PM »
"The old Gostiny Dvor" is waiting for its first guests
Path to Russian archeology is open and available to the masses. Moscow presented a public scientific and methodical complex, where you can see the latest archaeological findings and look through the collections of archaeological newsletters over the last century. Professional book collection of two generations of a family of archaeologists Smirnov was donated to the new archaeological complex, which is called "Old seating courtyard. They say "News of Culture".

Playground in the arcade for many years been used by the Committee on Cultural Heritage in Moscow for temporary exhibitions, and now she was given the status of scientific-methodical complex. Still has not passed since the excavations in the Fine Arts Museum Pushkin, but here already exhibited findings. Separate windows are dedicated not only location, but different types of artifacts: weapons, utensils, tiles. In a separate study presented library archaeologists Smirnova: Alexei Petrovich - the discoverer of the Volga Bulgaria - and Kirill A., a specialist in pre-Slav antiquities of the Moscow region. This could come either: a student archaeologist, a scholar and a soldier lover of antiquities.

"Moscow has very little ammount of archaeological libraries, and new ones are very important," - says the director of the Institute of Archaeology RAS Nikolai Makarov.

Complex "Old seating yard" is designed to make the current archaeological work more open and bring to the attention of Moscow heritage of the widest circles.

At the opening of a new archaeological complex was present, and the abbot of the temple nearby. Archaeologists have helped to date the construction of its 1519 year. And what is found in the territory, allow the abbot to talk about joint plans with the Heritage Committee. And this is just one of the strategies of the archaeological center Moskomnasledie.