On the All-Russian congress archeologists from Yamal will tell about ancient monuments and finds
14:18 3 октября 2017
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The All-Russian archeological congress is taking place in Barnaul. It gathered 900 scientists and specialists from 80 regions of Russia, from the USA, Germany, Kazakhstan, Poland, France, Great Britain and other countries.
The scientific center for study of the Arctic is represented by employees of the sector of archeological researches Andrey Plekhanov, Olga Tupakhina and Daniil Tupakhin. The archeologists from Yamal are working on the sessions “Interdisciplinary approaches and paleo-ecological reconstructions in archeological researches” and “Cultural and historical processes in the Middle Ages”.
According to the information given to the news agency “Sever-Press” in the department on science and innovations of Yamal, Olga and Daniil will tell about the results of integrated researches on the monument of the Eneolithic epoch “Gorniy Samotnel-1” in Priuralskiy district. Study of residential buildings of the monument allowed receiving new knowledge about socioeconomic relations and kinds of household of inhabitants in this ancient settlement. The found fishing tools – remains of a fishnet for larger fish, sinkers, floats made of birch bark confirmed suppositions of the scientists about existence of a developed form of net fishing on the Ob River in the Eneolithic epoch. On the section on cultural and historical processes of the Middle Ages Andrey Plekhanov will present the report how the archeologists of the scientific center study processes of settling in tundra from the Yuribey River to coasts of the Kara Sea on the basis of fragments of ceramics found on monuments of the 5th-6th and 11th-12th centuries on the Yamal peninsula.
The tradition to conduct such congresses regularly was started in Russia in 1869. In 1914 it was interrupted but in 2006 again resumed. The congress assists to enlargement of scientific cooperation, exchange of experience, study and protection of cultural heritage.