Medieval Englishman in boots “sailed” to the archaeologists: photo

Средневековый англичанин в сапогах "приплыл" к археологам: фото

The river Thames British archaeologists have recovered a human skeleton, whose age, presumably, made 500 years. It later emerged that the remains of a man. But its uniqueness lies in the fact that the old Englishman was in high batford.

Scientists drew attention to the fairly well-preserved boots men, the newspaper Evening Standard.

Средневековый англичанин в сапогах "приплыл" к археологам: фото

As the researchers note, the skeleton was lying at the bottom of the river face down. Experts have worked on one of the sites used for the construction of the London sewage system in Bermondsey.

The researchers were surprised that the leather boots were in good condition, despite the fact that were under water for about 500 years. Most likely the Englishman lived in the XV-XVI century.

Средневековый англичанин в сапогах "приплыл" к археологам: фото

The age of the deceased was about 35 years old, while the man, apparently led quite an active life. Most likely, it was a sailor or fisherman who got stuck in the mud and couldn’t get out of it.

Средневековый англичанин в сапогах "приплыл" к археологам: фото

Later, after the boots the men were studied, the study authors said that the shoes were quite expensive. The position of his hands above his head speaks of his fall. Presumably, the unknown suffering from osteoarthritis. In addition, the teeth of a man was discovered grooves. This suggests that in his mouth he held a rope-like thing.

Средневековый англичанин в сапогах "приплыл" к археологам: фото

As experts told, a man could live near the river, and his death could be the result of an accident.

Средневековый англичанин в сапогах "приплыл" к археологам: фото

Currently, scientists intend to determine the identity of the man. The researchers intend to establish the exact cause of death of the ancient Englishman who seems to have been either a fisherman or a sailor, or a trader in seafood.

Средневековый англичанин в сапогах "приплыл" к археологам: фото

They then wore thigh — high boots, which the owner broke up only after 500 years. Boots removed from the skeleton, study to understand what kind of lifestyle was led by one who wore them.

We will remind, scientists from the UK were finally able to unravel the mystery of the drawings that were discovered in the cave of Lascaux in France. The report notes that the study worked representatives of Kent and Edinburgh universities.

As reported by the portal “Znayu” in Jerusalem during excavations, archaeologists discovered a very rare stone weights of the biblical period, which in Hebrew is written the word “Beka”.

Also “Znayu” I wrote Ukrainian archaeologists made a loud statement about the discovery of the world level. The piglets were discovered burial of the Baltic tribes from the times of Kievan Rus. Findings indicate that non-violent resettlement of these peoples to the ancient Russian lands.

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