In the territory of shipbuilding plant in Nikolaev found fragments of ceramic pipes. After excavation was confirmed that in the IV century B.C. on this place there was well strengthened urbanizovanny Ancient Greek settlement.
As archeologists told, to a water supply system which found in the settlement territory, two thousand years. The clay pipe can be used and nowadays, reports ICTV TV channel. 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 B.C.
Excavation began after builders saw fragments of Ancient Greek amphoras. On preliminary conclusions, on this place over two thousand years ago there was not a wild field with Scythians - nomads, and the urbanizovanny ancient settlement.