Re: Jewish Community of Mangoup
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Serge Chernush <authari@m...> wrote:
...F.A. Brown specialist m Scandinavian Studies started excavations
at Mangoup, looking for the Goths traces.....Brown examined some
inscriptions by magnifier and witnessed that he didn't see a sign of
falsification. He made paper prints from 7 inscriptions dated since
875 to 983 A.D., but he didn't guarantee their authenticity. That
materials were transferred to Asian Museum in Saint-Petersburg, and
unfortunately not found till present.
Thank you for posting all this information about the Crimea. I
found your summary of the history very interesting and evocative. I
was looking at some photographs of Mangup recently on the internet.
It's certainly a spectacular place, isn't it. Regarding these
inscriptions: do you know any more about their content? Were they
names on graves? Has anything been published about them?
One more question: was there any difference in the way the skulls of
males and females were deformed, or was the practise the same for