The early history of Moscow : 14C dates from red square

  title={The early history of Moscow : 14C dates from red square},
  author={Richard Dundas Alexander and Al Alexandrovskiy and W. S. Vlaeyen Johannes and Strydonck Mark Van and D{\'e}r and Johanes van der Plicht and S Ovchinnikova Olga and Chichagovai and N. Kovaliukh and Doreen G. Leopold and ph. d. and Sulerzhitskys},
ABSTRACT. For the first time, a series of 14C dates has been obtained for samples from the archaeological excavations in Red Square, the historical center of Moscow. The remains of burned dwellings from the bottom of the cultural layer were dated as well as dispersed charcoal from the underlying plough soil. The results correspond to a 200-yr time interval and prove that arable activity at the site began as early as the late 11th century AD. The field belonged to Moscow itself or to rural… CONTINUE READING

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