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In Siberia have unearthed an ancient settlement at the age of 6 thousand years!

In Krasnoyarsk region have found traces of Neolithic settlements. Her age — 6 thousand years. Scientists suggest that here was located one of the first metallurgical production. Traces of ancient civilization discovered during the laying of power lines in Kezhemsk district, Krasnoyarsk territory. “Archaeological object was found in the area where was going to start work on laying of transmission lines from Boguchanskaya HPP to the village Tayshet”, — told in the press service of the SFU. Explore the find invited students and teachers of historical-philosophical faculty, and staff of the laboratory of archeology, Ethnography and history of Siberia Institute for the Humanities, SFU. Specialists have found that the age of the settlement, which was called “the Parking lot Itomura” (named after the closest Creek), — about 6 thousand years.

In total, the excavation found about 9 thousand of artifacts of different eras: the early iron age, the bronze age and the last stage of the stone age. Among the artifacts included iron arrowheads, knives, namesnik harness deer, stone hammers, teachnique, anvils and fragments of pottery. In addition, the excavations also produced samples of charcoal and soil from the cultural layers, hearths, vessels and ancient economic holes. Scientists believe that in ancient times there were engaged in metallurgy.

The layer of earth in which hranitelnitsa the number of artifacts that dates back to the early Neolithic period in Siberia it started about 6.5 million years ago. As noted, laboratory of archaeology, Ethnography and history of Siberia GI SFU Pauline Senotrusova, up to the present time in this part of the Boguchansky district did not find such ancient settlements.

EXPERT OPINION. Pauline Senotrusova fellow at the laboratory of archaeology, Ethnography and history of Siberia GI SFU. “Usually the most commonly found archaeological monuments of the Angara river is situated on the banks of the Angara, however, from the “Parking lot Itomura” to the Angara — seventy kilometers. It refutes the common opinion that the ancient people lived only along the banks of large rivers. Taiga was all inhabited in ancient times.” Now all the artifacts restored. Then, after a comprehensive analysis, they will go to the state Museum Fund. Archaeological work carried out in the shortest possible time, for three summer months. The area of the monument amounted to more than 30 thousand sq. m. In the excavations in the Angara region was attended by over 100 people. Experts say that the fate of the found object is one of the few examples of careful attitude to the monuments of archeology. Work on the study of great archaeological complex were successfully conducted in a short time. Here worked smoothly and the researchers, and developers. Everything was done just as it should be, by law. We must pay tribute to local and regional authorities, who agreed with developers to Finance archaeological works. Usually such a consensus is achieved very rarely.

EXPERT OPINION. Pavel Mandryka head of the laboratory of archeology, Ethnography and history of Siberia GI SFU ” Is an example of civilized construction. Such examples are very few, however, in recent years, increasingly able to find understanding from developers. Especially after our President has found the same amphorae. But before the builders usually “avoided sharp corners”, not to spend the extra money.”

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