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Birch bark letter No. 202, found in Novgorod, dated betwen 1240…

Birch bark letter No. 202, found in Novgorod, dated betwen 1240 and 1260.

This letter is one of a large number of similar artifacts found in Novgorod around 1951. This specific letter contains spelling lessons and drawings made by a boy named Onfima (Онфима), aged between six and seven years.

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