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TAMAN PENINSULA, Krasnodar Territory, August 10 (ITAR-TASS) - Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who have tried hand in many fields during his work in top positions, has decided to try himself out in archaeology this time.
He noticed one student brushing dirt from an amphora very carefully and thoroughly. The prime minister asked how old the vase was and was told that it was dated back to the 4th century.
The student suggested that Putin try hand in excavation, and the prime minister eagerly agreed. He took the ancient amphora and busied himself with cleaning it for several minutes. The students then presentd him with a drawing of an ancient Greek lantern and signed it for him.