In Moscow found a wooden bridge of XVII-XVIII centuries

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade in fotobounce down on Moscow. Archival photoIn Moscow found a wooden bridge of XVII-XVIII centuries© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade the image Bank

Moscow archaeologists have found wooden pavement of the XVII-XVIII centuries at the time of monitoring water pipe repair on Bolshaya Lubyanka, reported on the website of the municipality.

«On Bolshaya Lubyanka found the wooden pavement of the XVII-XVIII centuries. The logs were under the soil layer at a depth of one to two meters. Over a wooden bridge, the scientists saw the paving of a later period: cobblestones XIX — early XX century», — stated in the message.

Also, archaeologists have found dozens of artifacts, confirming that this place hundreds of years ago there was traffic. Were found horseshoes, Shoe heels, copper coins, nails and pottery.

During the laying of sewer along Old Square was covered with traces of the defensive ditches that were excavated during the construction of the Kitay-Gorod walls in the XVI century.

Pavement and moat describe, marked on the archaeological map of the capital and re-covered with soil. Small artifacts can be transferred to the collections of museums and to replenish the collection of the exhibition of finds of the program «My street».