Three field expeditions will be conducted in Yamal this year
9:23 13 июня 2017
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In Yamal on the 15th of June employees of the scientific center for study of the Arctic will start the 6th field season. This information was given by the head of the sector of archeology at the scientific center for study of the Arctic Natalia Fyodorova in Salekhard on the press-conference in the news agency “Sever-Press”.
“Much was done, but every year brings new questions, makes search for something new in order to reconstruct history of the region. Only on received data we can restore history of appearing and developing of economic adaptations. We hope that this season will give us new facts for work and will bring new questions, which we shall try to answer next year”, as Natalia Fyodorova said.
For this year the employees of the scientific center for study of the Arctic planned three expeditions at the expense of means of the regional budget: the monuments Salekhard — 4, Zelyoniy Yar and on the Ngarka-Yedyotayakha River between the settlements Panayevsk and Yar-Salye. The expedition of colleagues from Novosibirsk to Voikarsky little town – the monument Ust-Voikary is planned. Whether scientists from Nefteyugansk will fulfill work on Mangazeya and in Nadymskiy little town is not known yet.
“More than 500 monuments of archeology are known in Yamal, at that, there are almost no other historical-cultural monuments, and the whole history of indigenous population before joining to Russia lies only in the sphere of archaeology”, as Natalia Fyodorova explained.