In the territory of shipbuilding plant in Nikolaev found fragments of ceramic pipes. Excavation confirmed that in the IV century BC on this place there was well strengthened urbanizovanny Ancient Greek settlement.
As reports ICTV TV channel with reference to archeologists, to the Nikolaev water supply system of 2 thousand years. The clay pipe can be used and nowadays.
So, according to the research associate of Inspectorate for protection of monuments Ivan Snitko, "judging by dough, this production is southern - the Black Sea Ancient Greek cities, such as Gerakley or Sinop the IV-III centuries BC".
Excavation began after builders saw fragments of Ancient Greek amphoras. On preliminary conclusions, on this place over 2 thousand years ago there was not a wild field with Scythians - nomads, and the urbanizovanny ancient settlement.