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Tomography studies of coins shed light on the history of Volga Bulgaria

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Kazan Federal University, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Dubna, Russia), and Khalikov Institute of Archeology (Tatarstan Academy of Sciences, Kazan, Russia) are working together to study the physical properties of the coins found on the territory of former Volga Bulgaria. This medieval state occupied a convenient position on the Volga river amidst continental trade routes. … Read more

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