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Archeologists find a prince’s court on Castle Hill in Mstislavl

Archeologists suppose they found a prince’s court during the excavations on the Castle hill in Mstislavl. The second version says that it is a jeweler’s workshop. The information is provided by Igor Marzalyuk, the supervisor of the excavations, Doctor of History, Professor.

“We make this conclusion based on a large quantity of unique and really valuable objects – a 12th century birch bark manuscript, elements of ancient arms, leather clothes, shoes and rich decorations. There is also a spindle whorl with an inscription in Cyrillic, a leather belt of a warrior, a Byzantine wine cup decorated with gold, an encolpyon and a large crystal bead,” Igor Marzalyuk said.

According to him, after all the works are over the site of the excavations will be turned into a museum object.

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