Metal Detecting In Pskov Region, Russia
The Last Inhabited Settlement On Our Way, Only Three Families Resided There
We Just Kept Walking!
We planned to walk to the Slavui cemetery first and take a look at the ruins of a small church next to it. Some of Pavel's relatives were buried at the cemetery. Pavel thought that a small village used to be there as well.
My theory was that there was just a cemetery as it was shown on the 1797 map under a name Slavui Pogost. The exact meaning of the term pogost had always been difficult to determine. It could mean three things depended on a time period: a village, a cemetery, or even an entire township.
Soon I Noticed A Single Standing Structure In A Distance.
I Wished I Knew The Age Of This Chapel