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Birch-bark Document on Karelian language

In 1957 while being excavations the birch-bark document on Karelian was discovered in Novgorod.

The document's text was written on Cyrillic alphabet and represents a pagan incantation for lighting.

Birch-bark Document on Karelian language

This document dates from the XIII th century. It is the oldest text on Karelian remained for us.

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