Unique historic discoveries made about the Spasskaya tower, the site of nearly dismantled the 14th corps of the Kremlin. Experts have discovered under the ground the foundations of the demolished during the Soviet time of the Chudov monastery, and the Foundation of the monastery of St. Alexei and Nicholas Palace.
The plans will now have to adjust. Destroyed by the Bolsheviks in 1929 Chudov and Voznesensky monasteries, turned, and looked not quite so. And stood there, where before it was considered. After dismantling built in their place, the 14th corps of the Kremlin, the scientists were able to “open” the surviving Foundation.
The destroyed Church was covered with 60-cm concrete sarcophagus. To break through it, they needed a week. Broke a few hydraulic hammers.
A concrete “shield” is not allowed to conduct a more accurate survey. But reliably defended the historical fragments from destruction. Wall of the refectory. She joined the Church of the Annunciation with St ALEKSY Church. Here, since the XVII century, baptized children of the Royal family. Tombstones, made of expensive white stone, they then formed the basis of the Foundation of the Church, it is easy to see even small carvings.
“We found the remains of the large buildings, it is now possible to discuss the prospects of its musefication. This architectural historical object, an interesting historical relic of the Kremlin, to which we touch for the first time since monasteries again,” said the Director of the Institute of archaeology RAS Nikolai Makarov.
And this is what remains from the Maly Nikolayevsky Palace. Built by the project of Kazakov, the official Moscow residence of the Emperor kept many secrets. Including architectural. To see what was here long before its construction, will help these findings. Artefacts XIV, and even of the XII century.
TVC film crew made an archaeological discovery in the Kremlin
Then the garbage is now valuable Museum pieces. The collected bones of animals and fragments of ceramic pots, scientists can tell about the preferences of the first Muscovites. Book and found the zipper on the literary predilections.
Glass bracelets — a Testament to not only the ancient fashion, but also relations with Byzantium. Iron and wrote a tool for writing on wax boards — proves that here lived educated people.
All this is particularly valuable precisely because found within the Kremlin walls. In Soviet times, for archaeologists it was an impregnable fortress. Dismantling legendary 14th corps finally allowed to look back centuries.
Yekaterina Vyskrebentseva, Dean Samokhin, Sergey Kim, “TV Center”, Moscow.Related posts: