Journal Amirani. 2012. Volume 24

Neolithics of the Western Caucasus

Author(s): Lamara Nebieridze, Nikoloz Tskvitinidze

Nowadays some scholars disclaim about the existence of Neolithics in the Western Caucasus area. Article represents the incorrectness of these considerations, showing real situation on the Neolithic sites of the Western Caucasus.

Journal Amirani. 2014. Volume 25

Archaeological finds from the village Omalo

Author(s): Vazha Varazashvili, Giorgi Laghiashvili

Large amount of the bronze and iron artifacts have been observed in Omalo Visitor Center by the archaeological team of the Ilia State University. According the statement of locals artifacts have been unearthed in the environs of the village Zemo Omalo.

Journal Amirani. 2014. Volume 25

Middle Bronze Age catacombs in Georgia

Author(s): Levan Chabashvili

The catacombs appeared in the South Caucasus since the early Bronze Age in the distribution area of the Kura-Arax culture in eastern Georgia. They are also known in the Middle Bronze Age in eastern Georgia and in the Late Bronze Age in Armenia. In the article, the Middle Bronze Age catacombs be judged from eastern Georgia. It was zusammengafasst any available information on published and unpublished graves. These are a total of 9 published and 9 unpublished such graves in eastern Georgia. It is judged all of their features like distribution, grave construction, equipment. Then there is the material analysis. It is judged the question of origin of this grave form in the South Caucasus.

Journal Amirani. 2014. Volume 25

Archaeological artifacts connected to the viticulture and wine-making from Colchian lowland

Author(s): Leri Jibladze

Palynological and archaeological evidence revealed at numerous sites of Colchian plain and dated to the Bronze and Iron ages and Classical period shows the origins and the phases of development of viticulture and wine-making in various periods. During recent years on the Colchian plain seashore sites dated to the Pre Classical period (Kulevi, Tsivi, Ergeta, Dgvaba, and etc) the wooden and clay vessels are revealed which have very close parallels with the material known in the ethnography of West Georgia and is connected to the viticulture and wine-making.

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