Near Rostov found a burial for a thousand years older than the Egyptian pyramids
ROSTOV-ON-DON, 9 Jun — RIA Novosti. Archaeologists have discovered an ancient tomb in the area future construction of a bypass of the city of Aksay in the Rostov region highway M-4 “don”, according to the state company “Avtodor” addressing customer surveys.
“During the excavations, archaeologists discovered the oldest on don’s grave, which can be attributed to the IV Millennium BC Six thousand years ago, a thousand years before the first Egyptian pyramids! According to scientists, this unique find, which can be called the real scientific sensation,” — said in information.
Found the original stone structures in the underground chambers of the catacombs. Here in good condition preserved vessels, which are traditionally used for funeral food, as well as elements of horse bridles are the symbols of the horse — a loyal companion of the nomads. In the course of excavations was discovered and copper tools, which may indicate burial in this place people with a high social status.
The ancient mound, which undergo research, according to experts, has been known for a long time. It is marked on the maps of XIX century under the name “Figurin”. But to explore the full object archaeologists have failed due to the lack of funds to conduct the costly works.
“Already the first results of the excavations say about the unique character of this object of cultural heritage, which will be explored through the implementation of the project of the state company for the construction of a bypass of the city of Aksay”, — stated in the information.