In Crimea, found an ancient Christian Church of the tenth century

В Крыму нашли древний христианский храм Х века

Discovered a temple, Dating from the X century

He was found on the territory of the ancient settlement Eski-Kermen, located in the South-Western part of Crimea.

Archaeologists have discovered in the South-West of the Crimea, the ancient Christian Church, which is dated to the X century. It is located on the territory of the ancient settlement Eski-Kermen, located in the South-West of the Crimea. This writes the Moskovsky Komsomolets with reference to RIA Novosti.

“Excavated a unique Christian Church that allows a completely different look at the layout of the ancient settlement Eski-Kermen sredneaziatskogo time, since the second half of the X century, and generally flesh out our ideas about building such a unique Byzantine cities in the South-Western Crimea”, – said the researcher Vadim Maiko.

Eksi-Kermen was a medieval fortress town, located 14 kilometers from Bakhchisaray. Its name from the Crimean Tatar means “old fortress”.

The city itself covered an area of 8.5 hectares on the plateau-like mountain plateau. The area was limited by the cliffs to a depth of 30 meters.

Earlier it was reported that archaeologists have discovered in the Crimea, burial, Dating from the third century BC.

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