60 facts about Peking Hotel – Fact # 16

60 фактов об отеле "Пекин" - исторический отель в центре Москвы

Fact # 16. Artifacts in the yard of Peking Hotel

About 350 artifacts were found by archaeologists during the arrangement of nearby territory of Peking Hotel in 2013.
Leonid Kondrashov, chief archaeologist of the Capital, said that the findings are of significant historical value. Some of them are more than 400 years old! After studying the artifacts the scientists managed to conclude that this place belonged to joiner’s workshop in the 19th century. Excavations at the site havefound unique tiles, footwear, handicrafts, household items.
Many findings preserved almost intact because of the composition of soil. After graduating from the archaeological research artifacts will be preserved in the Museum of history of Moscow.

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