60 facts about Peking Hotel – Fact # 16

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 managed to conclude that this place was joiner’s workshop in the 19th century. Excavations at the site have been found unique tiles, footwear, handicrafts, household items.
Many finds 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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