New proof of trade relations between Pskov and the Hanseatic League found

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Archaeologists have found another confirmation of trade relations between Pskov and the Hanseatic League.Pskov archaeologists at the Mstislav excavations found another evidence of trade ties between Pskov and European Hanseatic League.

Among the numerous and varied findings a trade seal made of lead was found. According to the senior researcher of the Archaeological Center of the Pskov region, Elena Salmina, that type of seals was used at bales with cloth that were brought from Europe to Russia.

Moreover, at the Mstislavskoye excavations several dozens of lead seals were found. Their origin belong to different cities of Medieval Europe.