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Naydennny city of the Golden Horde, twice in Paris

September 17 2005

Moldova. In the vicinity of the Chisinau city, archaeologists have found the era of Golden Horde.

"Found at the site coins, utensils and other items indicate that it existed about 700 years ago" - said the doctor of historical sciences, Anatoly Gorodenko.

Under the layers of centuries-old discovered a complex infrastructure - urban neighborhoods, the pipeline for potable water, baths, pottery and blacksmith shops, a mint.

Scientists believe that the area of the city of more than 450 hectares, more than double the Paris of those years, ITAR-TASS

City likely was stormed and destroyed in the 14 century the Lithuanians.

"It is surprising that hitherto no one undertook the excavation of this huge object, although it was known that he represents something very significant. Generally speaking, the Moldovan historiography is not very fond of the Tatar-Mongolian theme. It is virtually ignored for some unknown reason the value of Golden legacy for our country, although this area has long been for the Mongol homeland where they lived, they built, gave birth to children. It was a great civilization, connected in time cultural worlds of East and West, "- said Gorodenko.

According to him, the study of this monument will answer questions the history of the region ages 13-14 - before the advent of the Moldovan statehood, RIA Novosti

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