It had to have been a gruesome sight to have watched young boys being initiated into warrior bands. While excavating the Bronze Age site of Krasnosamarkskoe in Russia’s Volga region, Archaeologists Dorcas Brown and David Anthony unearthed the bones of at least 51 dogs and 7 wolves. All the animals had died during the winter … More “Roving Child Warriors” of Russia
10 LOCATION: Recipes Stroganov Palace Stroganov Palace was always generous with his findings . During the restoration of the children found the sword , which , perhaps , learned to fence the son of a graph. Then he found a French shoe , Russian bast , a pencil in the box, pipes and pieces of … More Top 10 Archeological finds in Russia
The wreck of a ninth- or tenth-century Viking ship belonging to the Varenghi, a Viking tribe, has been found in Dalnaja Bay near Vyborg, Russia. Sections of the lower part of the hull and a long piece of the keel are well preserved, revealing much about the ship’s construction. The planks were fastened together with … More Ancient Viking Ship Found in Russian Waters
Remains thought to be of chiefs or priests were found within a rectangular wooden chamber in an early level of the mound (above left). Offerings, including a bronze knife, votive vessels filled with ocher, an incense burner, and two vessels with stone lids, had been placed in the chamber’s corners. A grass shelter had been … More 4,000 year old tomb of couple embracing found in Caucasus
In the Altai Republic on it’s disputed border China a grave site was found which held the Siberian Maiden. This was the area of a once flourishing culture and because of its location it benefited from the many trade routes and caravans of merchants passing through the Altay Mountains. The burial happened sometime between the … More Ancient Priestess, Warrior Chief of Siberia?
Caucasus Dolmens: The Caucasian dolmens represent a unique type of prehistoric architecture, built with precisely dressed large stone blocks. The stones were, shaped into 90-degree angles, to be used as corners or were curved to make a circle. The monuments date between the end of the 4th millennium and the beginning of the … More Mysterious Caucasus Dolmens
Bronze age cities built by the Aryans that date back to the beginning of Western civilisation in Europe have been discovered in a remote part of Russia. Archaeologists have identified 20 of the spiral-shaped settlements that were built some 4,000 years ago shortly after the Great Pyramid in Egypt. It is believed that the buildings … More Spiral Cities of Ancient Russia
Deep in the Caucasus mountains a warrior‘s grave was opened which gave a glimpse into the past to a time when the Greek culture was at its height. Though these were not Greeks, but a group of peoples whose culture was just as rich in which these treasures were found. While the people were clearly … More Found 2000 year old “Warrior’s Grave”, Deep in Caucasus Mountains, Yields Ancient Treasures
Por-Bazhyn is an ancient fortress situated on one of the islands of Tere-Khol lake. “Por-Bazhyn” means “a clay house”. It occupies a territory of 4 hectares. The fortress’s length is 211 meters, the width is 158 meters. Its destroyed walls reach the height of 8 meters. There is a hole in the middle of the … More Ancient Roman Fortress or Buddhist Temple in the Middle of Siberia?
This was from inside the East mausoleum looking towards the Healer’s Home.
I think I walked around the grounds of this ancient city looking for the right place to get this shot. It captures most of them.
This is the Museum for the Ancient City of Bolgar,
This is the ancient city of Bolgar, which lies within the Tatarstan Republic.