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May 22, 2015  (Source: http://phys.org)

Sometimes old friends give you a surprise. Russian archaeologists were conducting a routine examination of an old sabre unearthed seven years ago in Yaroslavl, when it turned out to be oldest crucible steel weapon in East Europe.

“It was a highly unexpected and exciting find,” said Dr. Asya Engovatova from the RAS Institute of Archaeology, who lead the research. “We were analysing a fragment of a sabre that had already been in the Yaroslavl State Museum over seven years – and discovered it was a unique artifact.”

The sabre was unearthed by Engovatova and her colleagues in 2007 at an excavation site in the historic centre of the city of Yaroslavl, alongside the Dormition Cathedral. The site is a mass grave of city defenders and civilians slaughtered by Batu Khan’s invaders on a single day 1238.

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May 22, 2015

Russian archaeologists find oldest crucible steel weapon in East Europe

May 22, 2015  (Source: http://phys.org) Sometimes old friends give you a surprise. Russian archaeologists were conducting a routine examination of an old sabre unearthed seven years ago […]
May 22, 2015

Bulgarian Archaeologists Reveal Beautiful Early Christian Floor Mosaics

May 22, 2015  (Source: http://archaeologyinbulgaria.com) Bulgarian archaeologists and restorers have revealed beautiful Early Christian floor mosaicsin the 5th century AD Great Basilica whose re-excavation, restoration, and conservation started […]
May 22, 2015

Canadian Jeweler Persecuted for Thought-Crime Against Gays

May 22, 2015  (Source: http://www.theamericanconservative.com) So, a Canadian Christian jeweler custom-made a pair of engagement rings for a lesbian couple, Nicole White and Pam Renouf, at their […]
May 22, 2015

Phanar Communique on Lutheran-World Orthodox Ecumenism

May 21, 2015  (Source: http://fanarion.blogspot.com) 16th Session of the International Joint Commission on the Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Lutheran World Federation  Rhodes, Greece, 28 […]