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(Mar. 15, 2015) Medieval Log Buildings Unearthed In Kyiv

When archaeologists performed a routine check on a construction site in central Kyiv in late February, they were astonished to discover a medieval street hidden seven meters underground. The remains of the wooden buildings that date back to Kyivan Rus were found at the mall construction site at Poshtova Square in the Podil neighborhood near the Dnipro River.

The finding generated excitement among archaeologists and the general public.


“Podil is very well studied, which is why everyone was very surprised when we first saw the fragments of the 12th century wooden fence and house," says Ivan Zotsenko, one of the archaeologists working on the spot.

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During the past three weeks, the team of nine archaeologists dug out several wooden fences, the foundation of a wooden house, coins, beads, pots and one amphora – all esti


Added: Mar-15-2015 
By: MR_rusty
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Tags: Medieval, Log, Buildings, Unearthed, In, Kyiv
Location: Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine (load item map)
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