In the center of Moscow, the archaeologists found the foundations of four churches

© Photo : official website of the Mayor and the Government Mosquitonet one of the four ancient churches, discovered by archaeologists in MoscowIn the center of Moscow, the archaeologists found the foundations of four churches© Photo : the official portal of the Mayor and Government of Moscow

In the center of Moscow, the archaeologists found the foundations of four churches, said in a statement on the website of the municipality.

This is the Church of Introduction in Temple Presvjatoj of the virgin, the Church of the Descent of the Holy spirit, the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker and the Church of the Transfiguration in Pushkari. They were demolished in the 1920-1930-ies.

«Also found were well the time of Catherine II, women’s jewelry — «noisy» suspension and a light window-grid of the turn of XIX–XX centuries», — added in them. Findings were made in the course of the program of improvement of My street.

Temples were built in XVI–XVII centuries. Remnants of their foundations found in the area Large Lubyanka (the square of the thieves), Sretenka and Gogolevsky Boulevard.

© Photo : official website of the Mayor and the Government Mosquiteras of the Transfiguration in PushkariIn the center of Moscow, the archaeologists found the foundations of four churches© Photo : the official portal of the Mayor and the Government Mosquiteras of the Transfiguration in Pushkari

Also during the work on Sretenka around the house 26 experts have discovered a well which was part of the aqueduct built by order of Catherine II. It was the first water supply system in Moscow, intended for public use. is added to the message.

Among the unique finds on Sretenka — Finno-Ugric «noise» suspension X-XII centuries. This is a women’s decoration in bronze with a length of about four centimeters wide and two centimeters. Its name it received due to the produced when the movement of sound. To the bottom of the suspension attached two bells. When driving they ring, according to him.

© Photo : official website of the Mayor and the Government Mosquitonet one of the four ancient churches, discovered by archaeologists in MoscowIn the center of Moscow, the archaeologists found the foundations of four churches© Photo : the official portal of the Mayor and the Government Mosquitonet one of the four ancient churches, discovered by archaeologists in Moscow

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