Hermitage archaeologists's expedition to Berezan island

There is an island in Black Sea called Berezan. It has rich history with roots deep, deep in ages. For the known long time it was owned by Greeks, Turks and Russians.

Berezan island

There is an island in black sea called Berezan. It has rich history with roots which are deep, deep in ages. For the known long time it was owned by Greeks, Turks and Russians. At the Greek period tow called Borysthenes growed on the island, but was left by people when other cities appears on the mainland. Long time island was and anchorage of fishing boats. After Greeks Turks came to Berezan and kept a small garrison there until 18th century, when was kicked off by Russian cossacks.

Nowadays a Hermitage archaeological expedition works on the island during each summer. Oh, yes, they looking for volunteers, especially for people who can draw pictures and topographical schemas. So, if you would like to know how archaeologists works and lie "at fields", find new people, and feel the power of time centuries - welcome to Berezan.

Address your questions to Marina and by the way get more knowledge about expedition realities and other.

Volunteers will dig, clean dust of times, sing, enjoy the sun, hate mosquitos and rejoice!

2013-05-30 13:42:06Z   nosuchip       2013-05-30 14:04:32Z   nosuchip