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Settlement of the royal hunters unearthed in Moscow

November 12 2005

Settlement of the king's hunters were on the southern edge of modern Mytischi, where previously held Trinity Road. In ancient Mytischi lived ensured the royal hunt moose island ostrovschiki (hunter) and osotchiki (beaters). Their social status was high, the descendants of the palace of the peasants could become even nobles, not to mention the fact that from among them came many merchant families.

During the excavation

This year, archaeologists found traces of the old manor, which belonged to one of the tsar hunters. In particular, it was found underground house - is determined by the remains of the collapse of the furnace. And bit by bit beloglinyanoy ceramics archaeologists have found that home owners have lived here in the XVII century, it has served as the first king of the Romanov dynasty, Mikhail Fedorovich, and his son Alexei Mikhailovich (his grandfather and father, Peter I). According to the fossil remains of experts determined that ate the king's servants are very good: at the table were served, and sturgeon, and sturgeon. Window openings in the ancient Mytischi covered with mica, which in those years and could afford a few (poor using bovine bladder). Further excavation will help restore the historic layout of the estate. This is important because it is in these estates mytischintsy lived over 150 years, beginning with the Time of Troubles and up to the plague in 1771, when the village was rebuilt. This writes the "MK".

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