Journal Amirani. 2020. Volume 33

The Central Caucasian Mountain Passes (Racha, Balkaria, Dvaleti)

Author(s): Leri Jibladze

In the Late Bronze-Early Iron Age, cultural contacts between the populations of the southern and northern slopes of the Central Caucasus (Digoria - the upper reaches of the Urukha River, Balkareti - the upper reaches of the Chereka River, the historical sources of the Dvaleti River - Ardoni) were established across the rivers. communication routes through the passes of the Central Caucasian ridge, where the most convenient of such crossings were: Gurdzievtsek, Gebievtsek, Pasi mountain (Gezevtsek), Machkhapari (Sharievtsek), Mamisoni (Chanchakhi).

Journal Amirani. 2020. Volume 33

1919-2019 Archaeological Expositions

Author(s): Tina Abulashvili

Any archaeological exhibition is regarded as one of the main tools of scientific propaganda, helping to popularize knowledge and to identify public inquiries. It forms an ideological background, predetermined by the current goals of people, constantly existing in a given period of time. 1919 was the year of a series of innovations in the life of the museum. The former name "Caucasian Museum" was renamed into "Museum of Georgia". The authorities have defined the functions of the new institution as a multipurpose organization.

Journal Amirani. 2021. Volume 34

For the relationship between the Eneolithic and Proto-Colchian cultures in Western Georgia

Author(s): Leri Jibladze

The Eneolithic culture, widespread in western Transcaucasia, is concentrated in the Rioni-Kvirila basin and in the northwestern part of Colchis. They are located on a plateau, in river valleys, in a hilly area surrounding the Colchis Lowland, etc. The exception is the Colchis Lowland itself, where geo-climatic conditions at that time excluded the possibility of human settlement.

Journal Amirani. 2021. Volume 35

Preliminary Report on the 2021 Archaeological Works in Dedoplistskaro Municipality conducted by the joint expedition of Tbilisi Ilia State University and Halle Martin Luther University

Author(s): Simone Arnhold, Paata Bukhrashvili, Felix Blocher, Zurab Tskvitinidze, Shorena Davitashvili

Have been resumed excavations in the Dedoplistskaro Municipality Near the village Samreklo on the location "Sakaraulo Seri" and on the sanctuary, discovered in previous years on Mount Nazarlebi.

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