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About a million valuable archaeological finds have already been made on the territory of the construction of the famous bridge across the Kerch Strait, and this is clearly not the limit. At a recent meeting on the construction of the sensational building, Russian officials and scientists discussed the importance of preserving the cultural heritage that constantly showing up here.
During the work that started in 2014, the total area excavations amounted to over 56 hectares, while the number of excavations artifacts could soon pass over a million. Thus, The 19-kilometer bridge not only connected Crimea with the continental Russia, but also gave our country many valuable archaeological finds.
It is reported that more than a hundred thousand of them represent a large scientific interest, and therefore will or will be transferred to domestic Museum funds. One of these cultural institutions turned out to be Taman Museum Complex and East Crimean Historical and Cultural museum reserve.
The highest concentration of finds, according to archaeologists, observed on the approaches to the bridge. There, for example, was discovered fragment of a terracotta sculpture in the shape of a male head. The artifact was unexpectedly found during an underwater excavation when divers studied the accumulation of ancient ceramics. It is assumed that the head belonged to a statue depicting a certain ancient Greek deity.
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