During the past winter more than 1 000 unique burial places of ancient Ghermonassa-Tmutarakan' fell into the sea. Archeological finds which could make a collection for the whole museum were lost! In total for last fifty years about 40 000 objects of archaeological researches were irrevocably gone here.
Employees of Archeology Fund finished the next exploration of the territory of the Western necropolis of Ghermonassa. During the inspection the considerable destructions of natural character have been revealed connected with the process of coastal abrasion.
During springtime excavations expedition makes it possible to attend lectures on history and archeology. Lectures will be given by scientists of Institute of Archeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
With anxiety the scientists established the fact of intensive destruction of a unique monument of archeology Ц a necropolis of Ghermonassa-Tmutarakan'-Taman.
During the investigation they visited about 20 monuments of archeology. Practically on each object some traces of pillage were fixed. Following the results of the investigation the scientific reports were given to Institute of Archeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences.