Date: 4 weeks ago   Category: Science

The largest ancient fortress is found in Romania

The largest ancient fortress is found in Romania
Fortress in the 14th centuries BC has been constructed. Scientists note that it was more than twice larger than Troy. The group of archeologists has found in the Romanian city of Sentane of a wreck of fortress of the 14th century BC. By estimates of experts, she occupied the space in 89 hectares. Writes about it. "It is one of the largest defensive works of this period. The world famous strengthened settlement of Troy in Asia Minor which is mentioned in homeric "Illiad" occupied the space in 29 hectares whereas fortification soruzheniye in Sentana it was stretched on 89 hectares", - Florin Gogyltan, the head of group of the archeologists who have made discovery has noted. He has said that excavation in the territory of fortress to proceed three more years. They have begun in 2009. According to experts, fortress has been constructed about 3,4 thousand years ago and dated a bronze age. Now only a small part of fortress is found. The plan of all construction has been made by magnetometric researches. Subsequently on the place of excavation the museum can be open. Such plans were declared by representatives of local authorities. Earlier it was reported that valuable artifacts have been found in ancient Greek colony of Olviya. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our channel



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