One of the largest necropolises of Krivichi in Eastern Europe is being investigated by archaeologists in Minsk Oblast

Monday, 07 August 2017 14:10  |  Written by  BelTA

Near Myadel, mounds of the middle of the 10th-11th centuries were revealed

Near Miadel, mounds of the middle of the 10th-11th centuries were revealed. A burial was discovered with a burial rite of the ancestors of modern Belarusians that was previously unknown to science.

Here, according to the Archaeological Map of Belarus, there are about 90 graves. The expedition to the shore of Lake Navra has corrected this figure. Within a radius of a kilometer there are at least 120 graves of ancestors. Two groups of monuments are protected by the state in the national list of values. For a month, students-historians and volunteers surveyed so far only four objects.

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